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  Audio  CE  The Joint Commission 2014 Update
Date:   11/21/2013Time:   12:15 PM EST-1:45 PM EST

The 2014 Joint Commission Standards and survey process continues to be impacted by the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid.  Strong consideration is being given to assigning “Immediate Threat” to the chronic Infection Control issues found on surveys.  The Joint Commission will be adding more tracer activity.  Repeat findings will continue to impact TJC survey outcomes.  Timelines for Environment of Care documentation has changed.  Find out how to address these important issues.


Learning Objectives:

On successful completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
  • Outline the changes to The Joint Commission Standards.
  • Describe the implication of "Immediate Threat".
  • Describe the survey process for 2014.
  • Explain the revised "time record" for Environment of Care.
Presenter:
Judith M. Atkins, RN, MSN
  President/CEO of McKenna & Associates will lead this audio conference. Mrs. Atkins has a strong background in hospital administration where she was responsible for nursing services and ancillary departments. Her many years of consulting experience has enabled her to provide education and insight for healthcare organizations who wish to move to standard based leadership. Judith's humorous style gives the audience an opportunity to interact with the speaker. McKenna & Associates was established in 1989 to provide quality educational and consulting services to healthcare organizations.

Judith Atkins has disclosed no relevant, real or apparent personal or professional financial relationships.
Registrations are welcome and accepted up until the program’s scheduled date.
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