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Addressing Top Compliance Issues in Ambulatory Care (PDF book)
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U.S. Standards

Addressing Top Compliance Issues in Ambulatory Care (PDF book)

ISBN# 9781599408903

An essential resource for managers and frontline staff to overcome challenging ambulatory care accreditation issues.

February 2015. 42 pages. PDF book.

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Product Description

Product Description

Let's face it, Joint Commission standards can be hard to understand and even harder to implement. Addressing Top Compliance Issues in Ambulatory Care compiles essential articles fromThe Source periodical into one resource. Each article contains sure-fire methods for complying with a challenging standard, providing practical, accurate advice. This eBook will help ambulatory care organizations understand how they can meet The Joint Commission’s most challenging standards by providing valuable articles, useful tips, and suggestions, in one focused resource.

Articles address compliance issues in medication management, infection prevention and control, credentialing and privileging, influenza vaccination, and more.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


About This Book


Chapter 1: Credentialing and Privileging
Introduction to Standard HR.02.01.03
Strategies for Compliance: Credentialing and Privileging for Ambulatory Health Care
Credentialing and Privileging Tools
Chapter 2: Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization of Supplies
Infection Prevention and Control (IC) Standard IC.02.02.01
5 Sure-Fire Methods: Complying with Standard IC.02.02.01
High-Level Disinfection and Sterilization: Know Your Process
Chapter 3: Safe Storage of Medications
Medication Management (MM) Standard MM.03.01.01
Time to Close the Door on Medication Storage Challenges: How to Comply with MM.03.01.01
Mock Tracer Scenario: Medication Storage in an Ambulatory Care Center
Chapter 4: Safely Managing High-Alert and Hazardous Medications
Standard MM.01.01.03
5 Sure-Fire Methods: Complying with Standard MM.01.01.03
Chapter 5: Influenza Vaccinations for Staff and Licensed Independent Practitioners
Introduction to Standard IC.02.04.01
Gearing Up for Flu Season: Encouraging Vaccination for Staff
5 Sure-Fire Methods: Managing Staff Vaccination Programs
Chapter 6: Address Safe Use of Look-Alike/Sound-Alike Medications
Standard MM.01.02.01
5 Sure-Fire Methods: Complying with Standard MM.01.02.01
Safely Manage Look-Alike/Sound-Alike Medications