JCAHO coordinators- need a sounding board - page 2

I would be interested in communicating with anyone having the same headaches I do in keeping up with JCAHO, particularly the National Patient Safety Goals. I'd just like to compare notes, process... Read More

  1. Visit  runneRN profile page
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    We were just surveyed....uggghhh. No really surprises on the survey other than the day they showed up...That was a surprise.They looked at all of the Patient Safety Goals.

    This was the first survey that we had that included an engineer as well.We got dinged on pain re-assessment and the med rec form had some blanks.
  2. Visit  hunter-belle profile page
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    Thanks-those are things we need to focus on as well.

    I looked ahead at some other suggestions on another thread and saw the idea for "Joint Commission Jeapordy"-seems like a good one. JC Bingo was good too, but I don't think we'd have enough time to sit down to play that one!
  3. Visit  runneRN profile page
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    On the ENA web site they had a JCAHO card that was pocket sized. It listed all the NPSG and what measures were in place in their ED to satisfy each goal.We did this in our hospital along with unacceptable abbreviations.It helps lessen staff anxiety knowing they have it in their pocket.

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    Thanks-those are things we need to focus on as well.

    I looked ahead at some other suggestions on another thread and saw the idea for "Joint Commission Jeapordy"-seems like a good one. JC Bingo was good too, but I don't think we'd have enough time to sit down to play that one!
  4. Visit  hunter-belle profile page
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    Nice, RunneRN. Thanks a lot!

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