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The Joint Commission Big Book of Policies and Procedures for Hospitals, Volume 1 (PDF site license)

SKU# EBPP18
ISBN# 9781635850482

An authoritative collection of sample P&Ps required by Joint Commission hospital accreditation standards.  Downloadable and customizable.  Save time and effort!

Release Date:  February 25, 2019. 236 pages. Site license.

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Product Description

Product Description

Health care organizations are continually challenged to keep pace with evolving regulations, standards, and practices—and to review and update their policies and procedures to match.
 
The Joint Commission Big Book of Policies and Procedures for Hospitals, Volume 1 introduces the purpose of policies and procedures (P&Ps) and provides a standardized development process and multiple templates. This contextual information is very important, especially for those new to accreditation. The bulk of the book features dozens of sample P&Ps--all downloadable and adaptable to your hospital’s particular needs. We made sure to include sample policies, procedures, and plans that match those required by Joint Commission hospital standards. Get P&Ps correlated to nearly every standards chapter, including Environment of Care, Infection Prevention and Control, Medication Management, National Patient Safety Goals, and Rights and Responsibilities of the Individual, among others. The P&Ps you'll see are only samples. They are not meant to be used verbatim but rather are designed to show you what policies and procedures look like when you apply the rigorous strategies introduced in the book.
 
This Big Book is not a complete and comprehensive collection of the policies and procedures your hospital needs. Rather, it is a preliminary collection to provide guidance on a wide range of standards topics. Future volumes will be released in coming years to allow you to continue to grow your collection of P&Ps.
 
The Joint Commission Big Book of Policies and Procedures, Volume 1 is available in electronic format as a site license so that everyone in your hospital can use and access these essential materials.
 
Key Topics:
  • The role of policies, procedures, and plans in quality improvement and patient safety
  • Continuous standards compliance and survey readiness
  • Required policies and procedures for Joint Commission hospital accreditation
  • Physical environment
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Medication management
  • National Patient Safety Goals
  • Provision of care
  • Rights and responsibilities of the individual
Key Features:
  • Downloadable and customizable policies and procedures on a wide range of topics 
  • Explanation of how to develop and manage policies and procedures
  • Checklist of all Joint Commission requirements that call for written policies, procedures, protocols, and plans
  • Trusted content reviewed by subject matter experts from The Joint Commission
  • Adaptable, expandable policy inventory template
  • Standardized templates for writing policies, procedures, and plans
  • Checklist and scoring rubric to help guide the evaluation of your policies and procedures to ensure they contain key elements
Standards: Various accreditation standards
 
Setting: Hospital
 
Key Audience:
  • Accreditation professionals
  • Performance improvement specialists
  • Hospital leaders and administrators who are responsible for developing, managing, updating, and communicating policies and procedures
  • Clinical leadership
  • Infection control practitioners
  • Medication safety officers
  • Patient safety officers
  • Human resources professionals
  • Health care facility managers
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

DRAFT Table of Contents
Introduction 
Section 1—Leadership
Code of Conduct Policy
Conflict of Interest Policy
Section 2—Staffing and Medical Staff
Focused Professional Practice Evaluation Policy
Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation Policy
Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations Policy
Temporary Privileges Policy
 
Section 3—Care of the Patient
Pre-Procedure Verification Procedure
Surgical Site Marking Alternative Procedure
Surgical Time-Out Procedure
Clinical Alarm Management Policy
Initial Assessment Procedure
Radiological Imaging Safety Policy
Electroconvulsive Therapy Policy
Discharge Planning Policy
Blood Handling Policy
Patient Rights Policy
Informed Consent Policy
Advance Directives Policy
Restraint and Seclusion Policy
Mistreatment and Misappropriation Prohibition Policy
 
Section 4—Health Information and Technology
Information Systems Interruption Management Plan
Confidentiality and Security of Health Information Policy
Medical Record Entry Authentication Policy
Medical Record Timeliness Policy
 
Section 5—Infection Prevention and Control
Infection Control During Construction Policy
Infectious Disease Outbreak Response Procedure
Hand Hygiene Policy
 
Section 6—Medication Management
Accessibility of Patient Information Policy
Medication Control Policy
Medication Orders Policy
Recalled Medication Policy
Automatic Dispensing Cabinets Override Review Policy
Antimicrobial Stewardship Procedure
Anticoagulation Management Policy
Central Venous Catheter Management Procedure
 
Section 7—Testing, Transplants, and Imaging
Opportunities for Asystolic Recovery of Organs for Donation Policy
Family Notification of Organ Donation Procedure
Affiliated Organ Procurement Organization Policy
Specimen Management Policy
Waived Testing Policy
 
Section 8—The Physical Environment
Environment of Care Plan
Active Threat Response procedure
Smoke-Free Policy
Hazardous Material Spill Response Procedure
Fire Response Plan
Medical Equipment Failure Response Procedure
Providing Emergency Power to Medication Dispensing Equipment Policy
Compressed Gas Cylinder Management Policy
Emergency Operations Plan
Interim Life Safety Measures Policy
 
Appendix: Required Plans and Procedures
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