2022 Comprehensive Certification Manual for Disease-Specific Care Including Advanced Programs for DSC Certification

Includes everything your disease-specific program needs for continuous compliance—all the core and advanced DSC standards! To get started, select your desired Manual Format—choose from Hard Copy, E-book (for a PDF manual), or Site License (for the PDF manual).

Release Date: December 15, 2021.886 pages.

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2022 Comprehensive Certification Manual for Disease Specific Care Including Advanced Programs for DS
All levels
U.S. Standards
Product Description

Product Description

If you've committed to Joint Commission disease-specific care certification, you need to ensure your program meets applicable Joint Commission standards as well as clinical performance standards for targeted metrics. Continuous standards compliance starts with staff who know what The Joint Commission requires. The 2022 Comprehensive Certification Manual for Disease-Specific Care Certification Including Advanced Programs for Disease-Specific Care Certification features everything your disease-specific care program needs to attain or retain core or advanced certification. This certification manual provides the key information your program, organization, or firm needs to achieve and maintain continuous standards compliance and experience operational improvement. It describes the certification process and includes all the certification requirements that must be met to achieve The Gold Seal of Approval®.

It's a perfect on-the-go reference. Keep it handy in meetings, during orientation and training, and as a practical overview of the Joint Commission’s accreditation requirements for everyone in your organization, from staff to leaders. Then, get ready to power performance improvement and excellence in your disease-specific care program, organization, or firm.

Please Note: This manual is delivered annually. For the most up-to-date standards throughout 2022, access E-dition® on your Joint Commission Connect® extranet site or consider purchasing the E-dition® Hospital version, which bundles the disease-specific care standards.

Key Topics:

  • Keys to successfully using the manual to be prepared for onsite review
  • "Gold tab" core and advanced standards and certification participation requirements for disease-specific care certification effective January 1, 2022
  • "Blue tab" chapters with details about The Joint Commission’s certification process, performance improvement, sentinel events, and more

Key Features:

  • Color-coded blue and gold tabs allow you to find exactly what you need when you need it, allowing you to focus on the most applicable requirements
  • "What's New" summary of changes made since the previous edition
  • Choose from softcover, spiral-bound book (hard copy) or a PDF version (eBook or site license)

Standards: All 2022 core and advanced disease-specific care standards, including the following advanced disease-specific care certification programs:

  • Acute Heart Attack Ready
  • Acute Stroke Ready Hospital
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Heart Failure
  • Inpatient Diabetes Care
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Primary Heart Attack Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Spine Surgery 
  • Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement
  • Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center
  • Ventricular Assist Device Destination Therapy

Setting: Clinical programs across the continuum of care that provide care and services for virtually any chronic disease or condition, including for the advanced certification programs listed above

Key Audience: Staff responsible for certification, compliance, patient safety, performance measurement, or quality improvement in a program seeking or maintaining DSC certification

Please Note: We do not offer hard copy or PDF manuals for all Joint Commission certification programs. If you are interested in certification standards for comprehensive cardiac centers, health care staffing services, integrated care, medication compounding, palliative care, patient blood management, or perinatal care, they are available only electronically through the E-dition®, which is found on your Joint Commission Connect® extranet site or available for purchase here.

If you are interested in Behavioral Health Home, Community-Based Palliative Care, Memory Care, Post-Acute Care, or Primary Care Medical Home certification, please click here and choose your health care setting: ambulatory care, behavioral health care and human services, critical access hospital, home care, hospital, or nursing care centers.

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