2021 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Nursing Care Centers (CAMNCC)

ISBN: 9781635851830
ISBN-10: 1635851831
Copyright: 2021
Edition: 1st
Author: The Joint Commission,
Doody's Expert Review    Score: 100
Reviewer: Nicky Martin,  MPA  (MU Sinclair School of Nursing)
Description
The 2021 accreditation manual provides the key information organizations need to facilitate performance improvement and Joint Commission accreditation status.
Purpose
The purpose of the manual is to inform readers of the applicable standards and processes in order to achieve and maintain compliance with the Joint Commission.
Audience
The manual is intended for anyone with an interest in or responsibility for patient safety, quality improvement, accreditation, survey, and compliance.
Features
The organization of the 2021 manual allows readers to follow through the standards and compliance expectations and requirements of The Joint Commission. The manual flows nicely through the accreditation requirements and onto the accreditation process information. It provides tools and resources for organizations to maintain compliance with each focus area.
Assessment
The 2021 manual is a collection of patient safety, quality improvement, accreditation, survey, and compliance topics that must be achieved in order to achieve and maintain compliance with Joint Commission. The manual's use of colored tabs, the "what's new" section, and the section checklists make navigating the standards an easy-to-follow process.
Review Questionnaire
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1-5 Is there significant duplication? (1=significant, 5=insignificant) 5
1-5 Are there significant omissions? (1=significant, 5=insignificant) 5
1-5 Rate the authority of the authors. 5
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1-5 Rate the helpfulness of the index. 5
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1-10 Is this a worthwhile contribution to the field? 10
1-10 If this is a 2nd or later edition, is this new edition needed? 10