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What are some other resources and publications helpful with compliance?

Any examples are for illustrative purposes only.

The following publications are available through The Joint Commission to help with compliance with the Environment of Care, Emergency Management and Life Safety: Definition of terms can be found in the Glossary section of the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual
Publications for purchase are available through Joint Commission Resources
  • Perspectives, the official newsletter of The Joint Commission
  • Environment of Care News, The Joint Commission official news source for the Environment of Care 
Examples of Agencies and Professional Organizations:
Manual: Behavioral Health
Chapter: Leadership LD
Last reviewed by Standards Interpretation: May 02, 2022 Represents the most recent date that the FAQ was reviewed (e.g. annual review).
First published date: April 11, 2016 This Standards FAQ was first published on this date.
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