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January

Joint Commission International (JCI) Launches New Laboratory Accreditation Program

Joint Commission International (JCI) has launched a new addition to its Laboratory Accreditation Program based on ISO 15189:2022 requirements. This accreditation program, available to laboratories located outside of the United States and its territories, recognizes organizations committed to providing a patient-centric experience and improving patient safety and quality of care.

This evaluation uniquely combines ISO 15189:2022 requirements and JCI’s rigorous, evidence-based, patient-centric standards, setting JCI apart from other lab accreditation programs.

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Upcoming 2024 Quality and Patient Safety Workshops

 

JCI PCI Chapter Workshop: Navigating Key Concept

This workshop will help you better understand the key concepts and terminology related to infection prevention and control in healthcare. This knowledge will help you develop your own training materials, conduct your own assessments and inspections, participate in interviews and focus groups related to infection prevention, drive performance improvement using JCI indicators of quality for infection prevention, lead programs for patients at risk for infections, empower employees to be champions of infection control.

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Road to JCI Accreditation and Beyond

This practical and informative education program will provide you with examples and useful tips to help your organization prepare for your first or triennial JCIA survey.

This program has an additional two days where the learner can choose from three different tracks of expanded learning. Track I is for deeper details on establishing your programs for high-risk patients, infection control, document development and staff development, Track II is for establishing facility management and safety programs, and Track III which will be centered on quality and patient safety.

This face-to-face program will be offered twice. Participants will have the option to attend in June at The Joint Commission Headquarters in Oakbrook Terrace, IL (outside of Chicago) or in September on the campus of Charles University in the beautiful city of Prague.

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Advanced Practices in Quality Management and Patient Safety

Advanced Practices in Quality Management and Patient Safety is taught by skilled JCI experts who utilize various teaching methods such as problem-solving activities, experiential learning, case-based scenarios, and knowledge checks. This program is designed to enhance your quality and patient safety skills, build your capabilities, and provide you with tools to improve the performance of your organization. This program is conducted over a 10-week period that includes live classroom sessions with self-paced learning. Each live session will be recorded and uploaded for those who miss a session.

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The Joint Commission Guide to Reprocessing Reusable Medical Devices.

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