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Joint Commission Standards and Processes

Health care providers may volunteer to be accredited by an external body. The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid provide an updated list of approved accrediting organizations. For this discussion, we are focusing on the acute care hospital. Below are fourteen of the categories in The Joint Commission Standards Manual and accreditation process topics. The topics for this discussion are assigned by students’ last names. See the chart below for your assigned topic.

Topics Student Assignment Based upon Last Name
Environment of Care (EC) Student last name begins with A
Emergency Management (EM) Student last name begins with B
Human Resources (HR) Student last name begins with C
Infection Prevention and Control (IC) Student last name begins with D
Information Management (IM) Student last name begins with E and F
Leadership (LD) Student last name begins with G
Life Safety (LS) Student last name begins with H
Medication Management (MM) Student last name begins with I and J
Medical Staff (MS) Student last name begins with K
National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) Student last name begins with L
Nursing (NR) Student last name begins with M
Provision of Care, Treatment, and Services (PC) Student last name begins with N
Record of Care, Treatment, and Services (RC) Student last name begins with O
Rights and Responsibilities of the Individual (RI) Student last name begins with P
* Accreditation Process Information Student last name begins with Q and R
* Transplant Safety Student last name begins with S
* Sentinel Events Student last name begins with T
* Performance Measurement and the ORYX® Student last name begins with U, V, and X
* Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Student last name begins with W, Y, and Z

Note: The (*) indicates measures found under Accreditation Processes

For your assigned topic, access The Joint Commission Standards Manual and The Joint Commission’s publication The Source. To access this information follow the steps below:

From the homepage of the Ashford University library, click on Find Articles & More in the purple bar near the top of the page. Next, take the following steps:

Initial Post: Your initial post should be 250 to 300 words. Cite and reference your two articles in APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Introduction to APA (Links to an external site.).