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Author Uselton, John P.
Title Assuring continuous compliance with Joint Commission standards : a pharmacy guide / John P. Uselton, Patricia C. Kienle, Lee B. Murdaugh.
Imprint Bethesda, Md. : American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2010.
Edition 8th edition.

Author Uselton, John P.
Subject Hospital pharmacies -- Quality control.
Hospital pharmacies -- Standards -- United States.
Pharmacy Service, Hospital.
Accreditation -- standards.
Guideline Adherence.
Quality Control.
Alt Name Kienle, Patricia C.
Murdaugh, Lee B.
Coe, Charles P. Assuring continuous compliance with Joint Commission standards.
Joint Commission (Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.)
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Description 1 online resource (x, 469 pages)
Edition 8th edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Joint Commission -- Joint Commission surveys -- Achieving continuous compliance with Joint Commission standards -- Medication management standards checklist -- Individual-based system tracer : medication management -- National patient safety goals checklist -- Human resources standards checklist -- Education of patients and family checklist -- Infection control checklist -- Safety, security, and storage checklist -- Policies and procedures checklist -- Frequently requested documents checklist -- Pharmacy and therapeutics activities -- Competence assessment -- Performance improvement activities -- Overview of quality and performance measures -- Overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) hazard communication standard -- Overview of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommendations for handling hazardous medications -- Overview of the United States pharmacopeia (USP) chapter <797> : pharmaceutical compounding, sterile preparations -- Medication safety improvement -- Adverse drug reactions -- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) surveys -- Healthcare facilities accreditation program (HFAP) surveys -- National integrated accreditation for healthcare organizations (NIAHO) surveys.
Summary "Maintaining continuous compliance with Joint Commission standards fosters safe, high-quality care and assures readiness for a survey at any time. The 8th edition of Assuring Continuous Compliance with Joint Commission Standards: A Pharmacy Guide provides expert help in assuring that your pharmacy is compliant. The authors have helped hundreds of hospital pharmacies comply with Joint Commission standards and prepare for surveys. Benefit from their unique perspective in this latest edition of the indispensable guide to fostering high-quality patient care by incorporating Joint Commission standards into everyday practice"--Publisher's description.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781585283088 (electronic bk.)
1585283088 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 655264719
Additional Format Print version: Uselton, John P. Assuring continuous compliance with Joint Commission standards. 8th ed. Bethesda, Md. : American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2010 9781585282425 1585282421 (DLC) 2010011212 (OCoLC)559650104

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