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Toolkit for New Accreditation Professionals, 2nd Edition
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Toolkit for New Accreditation Professionals, 2nd Edition

Revised and refreshed, this toolkit helps new accreditation professionals get up to speed and ready for survey!

Release Date: May 2017. 226 pages.

$129.00 - $299.00
Product Description

Product Description

The second edition of Toolkit for New Accreditation Professionals has been fully updated to account for all the standards and survey process changes associated with The Joint Commission’s Project REFRESH and the introduction of the SAFER™  Matrix. Additionally, it was revised to reflect the adoption of the 2012 Life Safety Code®
Now available in print or as an e-toolkit, the Toolkit supports accreditation professionals new to their role. Or, veteran accreditation professionals can use it to educate and mentor staff about The Joint Commission. Applicable to all accreditation programs, it presents key concepts in clear, concise language and a colorful and easy-to-follow format. Dozens of tools are integrated into the core content.
Key Topics
  • Accreditation cycle and survey process, including the SAFER matrix
  • Working with data
  • Challenging requirements
  • Core concepts from all standards chapters, covering performance improvement, leadership, staffing, care of the patient, records and information technology, infection prevention and control, medication management, the physical environment, and testing and transplants
Key Features
  • Focused on concepts critical to patient safety and survey success
  • Practical activities for learning and applying the key concepts
  • More than 50 downloadable, customizable tools (linked in the e-toolkit or on the included flash drive for the print version)
  • Glossary terms with simple, straightforward definitions
  • Appendixes with Focused Standards Assessment risk charts; orientation, training, and education requirements; credentialing, privileging, qualifications, and competencies requirements; resources for each key concept in the chapters; and correlations of the chapter content to National Patient Safety Goals
  • Developed by Joint Commission experts and customer advisors
Settings: Ambulatory Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Hospital, Office-Based Surgery, Nursing Care Centers, Laboratory
Standards: All standards
Audience: New accreditation professionals
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