Continuous compliance starts with staff who know what The Joint Commission requires—and this manual provides you with direct access to the elements of performance for standards, National Patient Safety Goals®, and Accreditation Participation Requirements (APRs) for any ambulatory organization.
The portable 2022 Standards for Ambulatory Care is lean and light, making it 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.
Please note: This book is truly an abridged version of the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Ambulatory Care. It contains all the applicable standards and elements of performance, but the accreditation process information chapters with accreditation policies and procedures, initiatives, and summaries ARE NOT INCLUDED.
All ambulatory care standards, National Patient Safety Goals®, and APRs as of January 1, 2022
A Glossary defining key terms used in the Joint Commission standards
"Standards Applicability Process" chapter to identify those requirements that apply to your ambulatory setting
Does NOT INCLUDE the following: The Accreditation Process, Sentinel Event Policy, The Quality Report, Required Written Documentation, and other accreditation process information chapters from the CAMAC
Abridged version of the comprehensive manual—only scored standards chapters included
Tabs allow you to find exactly what you need when you need it
Softcover, spiral-bound book
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 manual with Joint Commission accreditation process information or one that can be updated with replacement pages, consider the 2022 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Ambulatory Care.