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2020 Comprehensive Certification Manual for Disease-Specific Care Certification
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2020 Comprehensive Certification Manual for Disease Specific Care Including Advanced Programs for DSC Certification

SKU# DSCC20
ISBN# 9781635851083

All the DSC  standards―foundational and advanced!
 
Release Date: November 15, 2019. Soft cover. Approximately 690 pages.

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Product Description

Product Description

The 2020 Comprehensive Certification Manual for Disease-Specific Care Certification Including Advanced Programs for Disease-Specific Care Certification features everything your disease-specific care program needs to attain or retain foundational or advanced certification. This certification manual provides the key information your program, organization, or firm needs to achieve and maintain continuous standards compliance and experience operational improvement. It describes the certification process and includes all the certification requirements that must be met to achieve The Gold Seal of Approval®
 
Please Note: We do not offer print manuals for all Joint Commission certification programs. If you are interested in certification standards for comprehensive cardiac centers, health care staffing services, integrated care, medication compounding, palliative care, patient blood management, or perinatal care, they are available only electronically through the E-dition found on your Joint Commission ConnectTM extranet site or available for purchase. 
 
Key Topics:
  • Keys to successfully using the manual to be prepared for onsite review
  • "Gold tab" foundational and advanced standards and certification participation requirements for disease-specific care certification effective January 1, 2020
  • "Blue tab" chapters with details about The Joint Commission’s certification process, performance improvement, sentinel events, and more
  • Standards chapters for the twelve advanced disease-specific care certification programs:
  • Acute Heart Attack Ready
  • Acute Stroke Ready Hospital 
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Heart Failure
  • Inpatient Diabetes Care
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement 
  • Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC)
  • Ventricular Assist Device Destination Therapy
 
Key Features:
  • Color-coded blue and gold tabs allow you to find exactly what you need when you need it, allowing you to focus on the most applicable requirements
  • "What's New" summary of changes made since the previous print edition
  • Icons to help navigate documentation requirements 
  • Softcover, spiral-bound book
 
Standards: All foundational and advanced disease-specific care standards
 
Setting: Clinical programs across the continuum of care that provide care and services for virtually any chronic disease or condition, including for the advanced certification programs listed above
 
Key Audience: Staff responsible for certification, compliance, patient safety, performance measurement, or quality improvement in a program seeking or maintaing DSC certification 
 
Please Note: We do not offer print manuals for all Joint Commission certification programs. If you are interested in certification standards for comprehensive cardiac care, health care staffing services, integrated care, medication compounding, palliative care, patient blood management, or perinatal care, they are available only electronically through the E-dition found on your Joint Commission ConnectTM extranet site or available for purchase.
If you are interested in Primary Care Medical Home or Behavioral Health Home certification, please click here and choose your health care setting: ambulatory care, behavioral health care, critical access hospital, or hospital.
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Cancellations, Substitutions, and Transfers

Attendee Cancellations– 30 or more days prior to the event:

If you need to cancel your attendance at a live event, your registration fee, less a $100 processing fee, is refundable, if written notice of cancellation is received via e-mail to the below mailbox 30 days or more prior to the program date. Please include the attendee name, program name, date and order #.

Attendee Cancellations - less than 30 days prior to the event:

If you need to cancel your attendance at a live event less than 30 days prior, you may send an alternate attendee.  Please include the registrant’s name, program name, date, and order number as well as the alternate attendee’s full name, title, credentials, address, phone, and email address. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the program or any no-shows. 

Event Cancellations:
Joint Commission Resources reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a program due to an insufficient number of registrants or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program must be cancelled, the registration fee will be refunded in full to each registrant. You may verify current program status on our website or by calling JCR Customer Service at 877.223.6866. Neither Joint Commission Resources nor The Joint Commission is responsible for a registrant's travel expenses in the event a program is cancelled. Participants are encouraged to purchase refundable tickets in case a program is cancelled or rescheduled.

Dietary Restrictions
Should you have any dietary restrictions for an upcoming event, please contact customer service via e-mail with the name and date of the program and any special accommodations that may be needed.  We will work with the catering staff to try to accommodate your needs. In some cases, it may be best to bring some of your own food to supplement what is provided.

Americans with Disabilities Act

If you require any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to attend this Joint Commission Resources program, please e-mail Customer Service.

Conflict of Interest

Joint Commission Resources maintains control over all continuing education content provided to ensure content integrity and minimize educational bias. All education planners, faculty, content reviewers, authors, and others involved with continuing education activities disclose influencing relationships, or lack thereof, including financial or commercial interests. The Joint Commission ensures the accuracy and consistency of the application of accreditation criteria to ensure appropriateness of relationships and affiliations that may impact educational content.

Program Agendas and Faculty

Agendas are subject to change because we are always striving to improve the quality of your educational experience. Joint Commission Resources may substitute faculty with comparable expertise on rare occasions necessitated by illness, scheduling conflicts, and so forth.

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Suggested Attire: Business Casual

Due to the variation in meeting room temperatures and personal preferences, we recommend that you dress in layers for your comfort. 

Payment Options

Payment Options

All Joint Commission Resources products require pre-payment. For your convenience, if you do not have a credit card available, we offer a sales quote/proforma invoice option to assist with initiating your payment. Payments submitted by check take up to 14 days to process. If you are registering for a program less than 14 days away, your registration may not be received in time and your seat may not be reserved. You will not have access to electronic program materials until your payment has been received. We strongly recommend credit card payments for any events less than 14 days away.

To take advantage of this option:

  1. Choose your item(s) and add them to your shopping cart. Select "Proceed to Secure Checkout or Create Proforma Invoice."
  2. Enter your billing and shipping details. Select "Continue."
  3. The next screen will be a full summary of your order.
    1. On the bottom right, there is a section titled "Create Proforma Invoice."
    2. Click the "Proforma Invoice" button. (See image below.) 
    3. Within 5 minutes, a sales quote will be sent to your email address with details about how to complete a check or wire transfer payment.

Or contact Customer Service at 877.223.6866 (+1 770 238 0454 outside the US) or via email at jcrcustomerservice@pbd.com to have a proforma invoice created and emailed directly to you.

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