The PDF version of the2024 Stroke Certification Standards Manual offers a practical overview of The Joint Commission’s requirements to achieve and maintain advanced certification for acute stroke ready hospital (ASRH), comprehensive stroke center (CSC), primary stroke center (PSC), and/or thrombectomy-capable stroke center (TSC).
All Disease-Specific Care (DSC) core standards and EPs as of January 1, 2024
All ASRH, CSC, PSC, and TSC program–specific EPs and standardized performance measures as of January 1, 2024
Glossary defining key terms used in Joint Commission standards
Does NOT INCLUDE the following: Standards and EPs for other DSC certification programs, as well as The Joint Commission Certification Process, Performance Improvement and Performance Measurement, Sentinel Event Policy, and other certification process information chapters from the Comprehensive Certification Manual for Disease-Specific Care
Abridged version of the Comprehensive Certification Manual for Disease-Specific Care—only scored standards chapters for ASRH, CSC, PSC, and TSC included
Standards: All Disease-Specific Care core standards and ASRH, CSC, PSC, and TSC program–specific EPs
Setting: Organizations seeking to achieve or maintain Joint Commission advanced certification for acute stroke ready hospital (ASRH), comprehensive stroke center (CSC), primary stroke center (PSC), and/or thrombectomy-capable stroke center (TSC)
Key Audience: Staff responsible for certification, compliance, patient safety, performance measurement, or quality improvement in acute stroke ready hospital, comprehensive stroke center, primary stroke center, and/or thrombectomy-capably stroke center programs
Please note: This manual is delivered annually. It is not updated throughout the year. The most up-to-date standards throughout 2024 are available electronically through E-dition®, found on your Joint Commission Connect® extranet site or available for purchase here.