New and revised FAQ’s on the Joint Commission website reflect important changes that need your attention.
There are 11 new FAQ’s about sterile medication compounding.
We warned readers in our July 2017 newsletter that the subject became a focus on hospital surveys.
Then, in the September issue of Perspectives, TJC published its most frequently scored standards. This included the most frequently scored issues in its new Medication Compounding Certification program.
The December Perspectives details results from their December 8, 2017 ligature task force. In fact, it expands upon their discussion about ligature safety and details their suicide risk recommendations. Specifically it covers these areas:
- Day treatment
- Intensive outpatient services