Our best-selling ambulatory care accreditation resource is now available as a PDF! The CAMAC PDF manual provides you with direct digital access to the elements of performance for ambulatory care standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and Accreditation Participation Requirements (APRs) effective January 1, 2022. All the information you need is here, in one easy-to-use, authoritative, and accessible PDF. The PDF format allows you to easily jump to the key words or standards you need to reference.
Please note: This PDF manual is a digital version of the print Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Ambulatory Care effective January 1, 2022. It will not be updated with July 1, 2022 effective standards.
Standards requirements including the standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and Accreditation Participation Requirements effective January 1, 2022
Standards and elements of performance for optional primary care medical home certification
Accreditation process information about Joint Commission policies and procedures and practical survey preparation information on the Early Survey Policy, documentation requirements, standards applicability, and more
Keys to successfully using the manual for survey preparedness
Regulatory requirements for deemed status
Icons to help navigate documentation requirements as well as risk areas
"What's New" summary of changes
Integrated regulatory requirements for ambulatory surgery center deemed status
PDF format—printable, downloadable, and accessible
Standards: All ambulatory care standards
Setting: Organizations accredited under the Ambulatory Care Accreditation Program, including surgery centers, community health centers, group practices, imaging centers, telehealth providers, sleep labs, rehabilitation centers, student health centers, urgent care clinics, and other ambulatory providers
Key Audience: Staff working on accreditation, compliance, patient safety, or quality improvement
If you’d prefer a hard copy manual, consider the the 2022 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Ambulatory Care (choose "Hard Copy" from the drop down menu for Book Format above) or the 2022 Standards for Ambulatory Care.