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Toolkit for New Accreditation Professionals, 3rd Edition
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Toolkit for New Accreditation Professionals, 3rd Edition

Get yourself and your accreditation team up to speed and ready for survey with this fully revised and expanded toolkit. 
 
Release Date: April 15, 2020. Approximately 225 pages. 
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Product Description

Product Description

The Toolkit for New Accreditation Professionals, 3rd Edition will lead accreditation professionals through the Joint Commission accreditation cycle and survey process—from the Electronic Application for Accreditation to the survey and accreditation decision and beyond into continuous compliance. It introduces you to Key Concepts, with activities to get you started applying those concepts in your everyday responsibilities. It also provides more than 40 ready-to-use tools linked from those activities.
 
The toolkit is divided into four parts:
  • Part 1 introduces readers to The Joint Commission and explains accreditation and certification
  • Part 2 breaks down the accreditation cycle and survey process to better understand what readers should expect
  • Part 3 discusses collecting, reporting, understanding, and using Joint Commission–related performance measure data
  • Part 4 covers topics corresponding to core concepts addressed by the standards in each manual chapter, including challenging standards:
    • Performance improvement
    • Leadership
    • Staffing
    • Care of the patient
    • Records and information technology
    • Infection prevention and control
    • Medication management
    • The physical environment
    • Testing and transplants
New accreditation professionals will find a wealth of information to help them understand how Joint Commission accreditation works and focus compliance activities on the core concepts embedded in the standards. Veteran professionals also can use this book to educate and mentor staff and teams about The Joint Commission. 
 
This third edition of the toolkit has been fully updated and expanded with more information about The Joint Commission, accreditation cycle, and survey process. In addition, we’ve updated content focusing on performance measure data and core standards concepts to reflect changes since the last edition. Dozens of tools are included that have been vetted by Joint Commission staff—each one able to be downloaded and customized.
 
Key Topics
  • The accreditation cycle and survey process
  • Core concepts from each standards chapter, including challenging requirements 
  • The importance of performance measure data and how to work with Joint Commission data
Key Features
  • Focused, easy-to-understand content
  • Practical activities and tips to apply the key compliance concepts
  • More than 40 downloadable, customizable tools
  • Updated glossary of terms with simple, straightforward definitions
  • Developed by Joint Commission experts
Standards: All standards
 
Setting: Ambulatory Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Hospital, Office-Based Surgery, Nursing Care Centers, Laboratory
 
Key Audience
  • New accreditation professionals
  • Health care professionals who need to understand The Joint Commission and its processes
  • Veteran accreditation professionals who mentor and train staff
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Draft Table of Contents

Introduction

Part 1: Understanding The Joint Commission

Chapter 1: About The Joint Commission
Chapter 2: Understanding Joint Commission Accreditation and Certification

Part 2: Understanding the Accreditation Cycle and Survey Process

Chapter 3: Preparing for an On-Site Accreditation Survey
Chapter 4: The On-Site Survey
Chapter 5: After a Joint Commission Survey
Chapter 6: Maintaining Your Accreditation and Survey Readiness

Part 3: Understanding Joint Commission–Related Performance Measures Data

Chapter 7: Measures Methodology
Chapter 8: Collecting and Reporting Data
Chapter 9: Understanding and Using Data

Part 4: Understanding Challenging Standards

Chapter 10: Care, Treatment, and Services
Chapter 11: Emergency Management
Chapter 12: Environment of Care
Chapter 13: Fire Safety and Life Safety
Chapter 14: Infection Prevention and Control
Chapter 15: Leadership
Chapter 16: Medication Management
Chapter 17: Performance Improvement
Chapter 18: Records and Information Technology
Chapter 19: Staffing
Chapter 20: Testing and Transplants

 

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