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Sentinel Event Alert 20: Exposure to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

This Sentinel Event Alert has been retired as of August 2015. Guidance is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization, and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).

Note: Retired Alerts are not available for any purpose, including for educational, research or legal purposes. Questions should be directed to The Joint Commission’s Legal Department at 630-792-5671.