Continuous compliance starts with staff who know what The Joint Commission requires—and this manual provides you with direct access to hospital standards, elements of performance (EPs), National Patient Safety Goals®, and Accreditation Participation Requirements (APRs).
The portable 2024 Hospital Accreditation Standards 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 an abridged version of the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals (CAMH). It contains all the applicable standards and EPs, but the accreditation process information chapters with accreditation policies and procedures, initiatives, and summaries ARE NOT INCLUDED.
All hospital standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and APRs as of January 1, 2024
Glossary defining key terms used in Joint Commission standards
Does NOT INCLUDE the following: The Accreditation Process, Sentinel Event Policy, The Joint Commission Quality Report, Required Written Documentation, and other accreditation process information chapters from the CAMH
Abridged version of the CAMH—only scored standards chapters included
Tabs allow you to find exactly what you need when you need it
Softcover, spiral-bound book
Standards: All hospital standards
Setting: Organizations accredited under the Hospital Accreditation Program, including general, acute psychiatric, pediatric, medical/surgical specialty, long-term acute care, and rehabilitation hospitals
Key Audience: Staff responsible for accreditation, compliance, patient safety, or quality improvement
If you’d prefer a manual with Joint Commission accreditation process information, consider the 2024 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals. Or, if you’re looking for the readability of a hard-copy manual and the accessibility of digital access, consider a PDF version of the CAMH.