WPM Laboratory Consultation Services was designed to assist busy laboratorians by providing guidance and resources for compliance with government regulations and good laboratory practices. WPM Pathology Laboratory employs a Medical Technologist as a Laboratory Consultant with an extensive background and experience associated with CLIA, CAP, JCAHO, and COLA standards and inspections. Our five Board-certified pathologists are also available for technical consultation services.

These services are offered in addition to the routine client services type consultation. The services listed here are billed at fair market rate, and provided only by request and agreement. Contact your WPM Pathology Laboratory Representative for rates.


  • Assistance in interpretation of CLIA regulations and staying abreast of changes or updates.
  • Assistance in interpretation of OSHA standards pertaining to laboratories, including staff training as required by the Bloodborne Pathogen standard.
  • Continuing education in-services.
  • Assistance in preparing and/or reviewing policy and procedure manuals.
  • Assistance in designing and generating forms for worklogs and record keeping.
  • Assistance in CPT coding review.
  • Assistance in determining personnel standards, complexity of testing, and instrumentation needs.
  • Consultation for resolution of problems relating to quality control, quality assurance, and proficiency testing.
  • Calibration of thermometers, centrifuges, and pipettes.
  • Technical consultation under the mandate of CLIA 88. Among the responsibilities are monitoring of quality control programs, monitoring participation in proficiency testing, assurance of staff competency through personnel assessment, and provision of training and in-service needs.


Laboratory consultation may be arranged by contacting WPM Pathology Laboratory’s Laboratory Consultant - Farah Erickson, MT (ASCP) at 785-823-7201, or 800-365-3430.

contact us

  • WPM Pathology Laboratory
  • 338 N. Front St.
  • Salina, KS 67401
  • 785.823.7201