Get ready for survey with the one book that bundles all the EC, EM, and LS standards and elements of performance in one convenient reference! The 2019 Environment of Care® Essentials for Health Care is a compact, easy-to-use compendium of environment of care (EC), emergency management (EM), and life safety (LS) standards and elements of performance for all health care settings.
This indispensable spiral-bound volume displays EC, EM, and LS requirements in a grid format, enabling users to quickly compare physical environment, emergency management, and life safety requirements across all settings to help streamline compliance efforts in your health care system. You can purchase a hard copy book or order it as an e-book for yourself or your site.
Essential information for complying with EC requirements in areas like safety, security, hazardous materials and waste, medical equipment and utility systems, and fire safety
Complete Emergency Operations Plan/Emergency Management Plan requirements
Unabridged LS management requirements, updated to align with the 2012 Life Safety Code®
All EC, EM, and LS standards and EPs effective January 1, 2019
Grid that compares standards across the continuum of care to promote continuous accreditation readiness for all organizations, including ambulatory health care, behavioral health care, critical access hospitals, home care, hospitals, laboratory services, nursing care centers, and office-based surgery centers
Glossary terms with clear, straightforward definitions
Standards: EC, EM, and LS
Settings: All Joint Commission accreditation programs, including ambulatory health care, behavioral health care, critical access hospitals, home care, hospitals, laboratory services, nursing care centers, and office-based surgery centers
Life safety experts
Accreditation and regulatory staff
Health care facilities consultants