The Joint Commission Big Book of Checklists, 2nd Edition

A must-have collection of new and revised checklists—for accreditation prep, infection prevention, performance improvement, and more!

Release Date: December 15, 2018. 272 pages.

Second Edition of a Doody's 5 Star Book!

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The Joint Commission Big Book of Checklists, Second Edition
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Product Description

Product Description

Checklists are proven tools for getting things done—and more importantly, getting things done the right way every time.  By providing a standardized approach, checklists simplify complex tasks and processes. When used consistently and correctly, a well-developed checklist can help to ensure safe patient care. 

This fully revised and updated second edition of the best-selling Joint Commission Big Book of Checklists includes new and revised checklists, tools, and templates that health care organizations can use and customize. There are checklists for a myriad of tasks, including accreditation preparation, continuous standards compliance, performance improvement and measurement, and more.  

These tried-and-true checklists help organizations assess and evaluate tasks and processes, provide guidance for decision making, and itemize procedure steps and required “to-do’s.”  The book also includes blank checklist templates and encourages health care organizations to build their own checklists to tackle organization-specific challenges. 

The Joint Commission Big Book of Checklists is available as a hard-copy, a single-user e-book, or a multi-user e-book (or site license).

Key Topics:

  • Continuous standards compliance and survey readiness
  • Performance improvement and measurement
  • Safety culture
  • Staff competence assessment
  • Sentinel events
  • Root cause analysis
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Medication management
  • Physical environment

Key Features:

  • Downloadable and customizable checklists on a wide range of topics 
  • Explanation of how checklists can be successfully used in health care
  • Caveats about overreliance on checklists or ineffective implementation
  • Checklists that apply to all Joint Commission–accredited programs
  • Trusted content reviewed by subject matter experts from The Joint Commission

Standards: Various accreditation standards

Setting: All Joint Commission accreditation programs

Key Audience:

  • Accreditation professionals
  • Performance improvement professionals
  • Clinical leadership
  • Infection preventionists
  • Medication safety officers
  • Patient safety officers
  • Human resources professionals
  • Health care facility managers
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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Table of Contents

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