Toolkit for New Accreditation Professionals, Fourth Edition

Get yourself and your accreditation team up to speed and ready for survey with this fully revised and expanded toolkit.

Release Date: April 15, 2024. Approximately 320 pages. 

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Toolkit for New Accreditation Professionals, Fourth Edition
  • Toolkit for New Accreditation Professionals, Fourth Edition
All levels
U.S. Standards
Product Description

Product Description

The Toolkit for New Accreditation Professionals, Fourth Edition, leads accreditation professionals both new and seasoned through The Joint Commission accreditation cycle and survey process—from how to submit an application and best prepare for survey through what happens on survey and how ensure continuous compliance. It introduces the key concepts that make up Joint Commission standards, with activities and downloadable tools to help you apply the concepts in your everyday responsibilities.

New to this fourth edition are:

  • Updates to reflect changes to Joint Commission processes and requirements
  • New content on Joint Commission priorities, including health care equity, sustainability, and workforce well-being
  • Information on Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement programs and governing body responsibilities
  • Charts with the most recent top challenging standards
  • Test Your Knowledge quizzes at the end of each chapter

New accreditation professionals will find a wealth of information to help them understand how Joint Commission accreditation works and focus compliance activities on the core concepts embedded in the standards. Seasoned professionals also can use this book to educate and mentor staff and teams about The Joint Commission. 

Key Topics

  • The accreditation cycle and survey process
  • Core concepts from each standards chapter, including challenging requirements 
  • The importance of performance measure data and how to work with Joint Commission data

Key Features

  • Focused, easy-to-understand content
  • Practical activities and tips to apply the key compliance concepts
  • More than 40 downloadable, customizable tools
  • Updated glossary of terms with simple, straightforward definitions
  • Developed by Joint Commission experts

Standards: All standards

Setting: Ambulatory Care, Assisted Living Communities, Behavioral Health Care and Human Services, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory, Nursing Care Centers, Office-Based Surgery

Key Audience

  • New accreditation professionals
  • Health care professionals who need to understand The Joint Commission and its processes
  • Seasoned accreditation professionals who mentor and train staff
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