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How to achieve quality and accreditation in a hospital infection control program.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

How to achieve quality and accreditation in a hospital infection control program.

by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

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Published by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/09982 (R)
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1891672M
ISBN 100866882286
LC Control Number90060752
OCLC/WorldCa28112287

The essential guide to JCAHO standard citations REQUIREMENT S FOR long-term care, physician practice, infection control, and safety. Visit the Healthcare status with the Medicare program in which accreditation with the JCAHO automatically leads to Medicare funding for a Size: 1MB. Due to the near-universal desire for safe and good quality healthcare, there is a growing interest in international healthcare accreditation. Providing healthcare, especially of an adequate standard, is a complex and challenging care is a vital and emotive issue—its importance pervades all aspects of societies, and it has medical, social, political, ethical, business, and.

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How to achieve quality and accreditation in a hospital infection control program by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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However, an effective infection control program provides optimum protection for both the SHCO’s clientele and the SHCO staff. The purpose of this manual is to help all SHCOs achieve the best possible infection control measures. The overall aim of this document is to provide evidence-based information on the prevention and control of infection.

Author(s): Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Title(s): How to achieve quality and accreditation in an infection control program. Edition: 2nd ed. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations c The CIC® credential is awarded by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.

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Louise Dechesser, a surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, says infection control is a challenge ASCs across the country are facing now that they are required to implement infection control programs without many tangible guidelines from regulatory bodies on how to achieve that goal.

Author(s): Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Title(s): How to achieve quality and accreditation in a hospital infection control program. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, c Description: ix, p.: ill.

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An effective infection control program like the NABH- Safe-ITSM is the stepping stone towards NABH accreditation for those hospitals that have not yet started their journey towards accreditation. Infection prevention and control uses a risk management approach to minimise or prevent the transmission of infection.

The two-tiered approach of standard and transmission-based precautions provides a high level of protection to patients, healthcare workers and other people in healthcare settings. For further information regarding infection. The infection preventionist will plan, implement, and evaluate strategies that ensure compliance with evidence-based practices and accreditation standards, and improve patient safety.

An effective prevention and control program encompasses responsibility, collaboration, consultation, and a broad vision to look at community risks and resources. the areas of long-term care,accreditation, medical staff affairs, credentialing, privileging, medical record management, regulatory compliance, nursing, quality/patient safety, infection control, and workplace safety.

See www. for more information. TABLE OF CONTENTS Accreditation 3–4. Accreditation is a process in which an entity, separate and distinct from the health care organization, usually nongovernmental, assesses the health care organization to determine if it meets a Author: S A Tabish.

Infection Control. Course # Author: Monica Oram, RN This course is intended for the reader to be able to achieve the following objectives: Understand Standard Precautions and Transmission Based Precautions.

Identify the links in the chain of infection. Define what infection control means. Through this program, individuals will be specially trained to effectively implement and manage an Infection Prevention and Control Program in a nursing center.

It addresses both clinical and organizational systems, processes and cultural aspects of infection prevention and control which are fundamental to effectively leading and administering.

The following tools are designed to help healthcare providers to implement Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions to prevent infections. assess infection prevention practices. guide quality improvement. Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Infection Control Assessment and Response Tools.

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