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Advanced Certification , Palliative Care

Facts about the Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care

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Launched in 2011, The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care recognizes hospital inpatient programs that demonstrate exceptional patient and family-centered care and optimize the quality of life for patients (both adult and pediatric) with serious illness.

Related Topics: Certification Fact Sheets, Palliative Care, Advanced Certification

05/16/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Advanced Certification in Heart Failure: Standardized Performance Measures

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The Joint Commission has approved a set of standardized performance measures for Disease Specific Care Advanced Certification in Heart Failure (ACHF). These measures have been developed to better evaluate the care provided to the Heart Failure patient with an emphasis on transitions of care.

Related Topics: Other Measures, Patient Safety, Disease-Specific Care, Heart Failure, Advanced Certification

05/14/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

What is required for Advanced Certification in Ventricular Assist Device

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The requirements for Ventricular Assist Device advanced certification.

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, Advanced Certification, Ventricular Assist Device

04/24/2014

Advanced Certification

Advanced Certification in Palliative Care - Brochure

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Palliative Care Certification updated brochure highlighting benefits of certification

Related Topics: Palliative Care, Brochure, Disease-Specific Care, Advanced Certification

03/26/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Prepublication Standards – Requirements for Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) Advanced Certification

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Prepublication Standards

 
In September 2012, The Joint Commission launched its Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers (CSC) program in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Related Topics: Comprehensive Stroke Center, Disease-Specific Care, Advanced Certification, Prepublication Standards

02/10/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Prepublication Standards - Revisions to Ventricular Assist Device Destination Therapy Requirements

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In late fall, The Joint Commission announced revisions to requirements for the disease-specific care (DSC) advanced certification program for Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for Destination Therapy (the prepublication report was issued on September 23, 2013).

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards, Advanced Certification, Disease-Specific Care, Ventricular Assist Device

01/17/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Palliative Care

Review Process Guide for Advanced Certification for Palliative Care

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The 2014 Palliative Care Certification Review Process Guide for organizations is now available.

Related Topics: Review Process Guide, Palliative Care, Disease-Specific Care, Advanced Certification

12/26/2013
07/23/2013

Advanced Certification

Audio replay of 6/21/12 Palliative Care Teleconference

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Recording of palliative care teleconference featuring four organizations talking about their experience with certification.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar Palliative Care, Palliative Care, Advanced Certification

06/22/2012
04/30/2012

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Certificate of Distinction for Chronic Kidney Disease

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The Joint Commission's Certificate of Distinction for Chronic Kidney Disease recognizes organizations that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for CKD patients.

Related Topics: Advanced Certification, Disease-Specific Care, Kidney Disease

04/30/2012

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Certificate of Distinction for Primary Stroke Centers

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The Joint Commission's Certificate of Distinction for Primary Stroke Centers recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke care.

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, Advanced Certification, Primary Stroke

04/30/2012

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Requirements for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

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Includes Standards, Clinical Practice Guidelines, and Performance Measures.

Related Topics: Primary Stroke, Advanced Certification, Disease-Specific Care

04/30/2012

Disease-Specific Care

Great Achievements Come One Step at a Time - Your 10-Step Guide to Achieving TJC DSC Certification for Inpatient Diabeties

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Great Achievements Come One Step at a Time - Your 10-Step Guide to Achieving TJC DSC Certification for Inpatient Diabeties

Related Topics: Resource, Physician, Nurse, Becoming Certified, Benefits of Certification, Advanced Certification, Inpatient Diabetes

02/24/2010
10/28/2009

Disease-Specific Care

Slides from Heart Failure Presentation - May 7, 2009

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Slides from Previous Teleconference

 
Slides from Heart Failure Presentation - May 7, 2009

Related Topics: Heart Failure Previous Teleconference, Teleconferences, Webinar, Nurse, Physician, Resource, Advanced Certification, Becoming Certified, Benefits of Certification, Heart Failure

05/07/2009

Disease-Specific Care

Stroke Performance Measurement Implementation Guide - TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Stroke Performance Measurement Implementation Guide - TABLE OF CONTENTS

Related Topics: Advanced Certification, Update, Nurse, Physician, Performance Measurement, Primary Stroke, Q&A, Resource

10/23/2008

Disease-Specific Care

Stroke Performance Measurement Implementation Guide - PREFACE - Oct 08

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Stroke Performance Measurement Implementation Guide - PREFACE - Oct 08

Related Topics: Resource, Primary Stroke, Q&A, Performance Measurement, Physician, Nurse, Update, Advanced Certification

10/23/2008

Disease-Specific Care

Disease-Specific Care Certification Appendix: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Certification

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Disease-Specific Care Certification Appendix: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Certification

Related Topics: Standards, Physician, LVRS, Medicare Conditions of Coverage, Nurse, Advanced Certification, Becoming Certified

06/19/2006

Disease-Specific Care

Stroke Performance Measurement Implementation Guide - Release Notes from June 05

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Stroke Performance Measurement Implementation Guide - Release Notes from June 05

Related Topics: Advanced Certification, Update, Nurse, Physician, Performance Measurement, Primary Stroke, Q&A, Resource

06/22/2005

Disease-Specific Care

Stroke Performance Measurement Implementation Guide - Release Notes from Oct 04

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Stroke Performance Measurement Implementation Guide - Release Notes from Oct 04

Related Topics: Resource, Primary Stroke, Q&A, Performance Measurement, Physician, Nurse, Update, Advanced Certification

04/14/2005

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