Infection Prevention and Control in Nonacute Care Settings

An overview of key infection prevention and control issues in nonacute care settings, including ambulatory care, office-based surgery, assisted living communities, behavioral health care and human services, nursing care centers, and home care.

Release Date: July 30, 2022. Approximately 200 pages.

For our Terms and Conditions please click below.

Terms and Conditions

For System License pricing please contact JCR Customer Service (877.223.6866, Option 1).

$149.00 - $299.00
ICNH21 book cover
All levels
U.S. Standards
Product Description

Product Description

As many nonacute care organizations are all too aware, resources dedicated solely to their settings are limited. Individuals designated with infection prevention and control in nonacute care settings have had to pick their way through articles and online resources to find content appropriate for their settings or they have had to extrapolate appropriate information from resources mainly dedicated to IPC in hospitals. That’s where Infection Prevention and Control in Nonacute Care Settings comes in.

This book is geared specifically to address IPC challenges in ambulatory care, assisted living, behavioral health care and human services, home care, office-based surgery, and nursing care centers. It outlines Joint Commission infection prevention and control requirements for nonacute care settings and focuses on where these organizations struggle, providing timely, accessible solutions. It’s your source of answers for all things infection prevention and control outside the hospital setting.

This book goes through The Joint Commission's IPC requirements, explaining and illustrating key concepts such as developing a robust IPC program; identifying and assessing IPC risks in your nonacute care setting; mitigating those risks; cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing medical equipment and other tools; and handling infectious disease emergencies. It includes strategies and tools applicable to nonacute care settings. The book concludes with a handy full-text crosswalk of all Joint Commission infection prevention and control requirements across health care settings, showing which apply to the various nonacute care settings compared to hospitals.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Click on the Draft Table of Contents below for details.

Table of Contents

Payment Options

Payment Options

All Joint Commission Resources products require pre-payment. For your convenience, if you do not have a credit card available, we offer a sales quote/proforma invoice option to assist with initiating your payment. Payments submitted by check take up to 14 days to process. If you are registering for a program less than 14 days away, your registration may not be received in time and your seat may not be reserved. You will not have access to electronic program materials until your payment has been received. We strongly recommend credit card payments for any events less than 14 days away.

To take advantage of this option:

  1. Choose your item(s) and add them to your shopping cart. Select "Proceed to Secure Checkout or Create Proforma Invoice."
  2. Enter your billing and shipping details. Select "Continue."
  3. The next screen will be a full summary of your order.
  4. On the bottom right, there is a section titled "Create Proforma Invoice."
  5. Click the "Proforma Invoice" button. (See image below.) 
  6. Within 5 minutes, a sales quote will be sent to your email address with details about how to complete a check or wire transfer payment.

Or contact Customer Service at 877.223.6866, option 1 (+1 770 238 0454 outside the US) or via email at JCRCustomerService@jcrinc.com to have a proforma invoice created and emailed directly to you.

check_out_-_proforma_option