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

SKU# EBDSCC22
ISBN# 9781635852295

Our best-selling certification manual with everything your disease-specific program needs for continuous compliance—now available as a PDF! The PDF option—available as a single-user or site license—puts the content of the manual a simple search away!

Release Date: October 20, 2021. PDF book. 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

Our best-selling Comprehensive Certification Manual for Disease-Specific Care Certification Including Advanced Programs for Disease-Specific Care Certification is now available as a PDF! This PDF manual provides you with direct digital access to 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®. 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 hard copy Comprehensive Certification Manual for Disease-Specific Care effective January 1, 2022. It will not be updated with July 1, 2022 effective standards. 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" foundational 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:

  • "What's New" summary of changes made since the previous edition
  • PDF format—printable, downloadable, and accessible


Standards: All 2021 core and advanced disease-specific care standards, including the twelve 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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