Play Your Part: Complying with Joint Commission Standards

Description

Many health systems struggle to comply with the Joint Commission standards and survey process—a pursuit in which pharmacists play an important role. In this session, an expert will share information about the standards pharmacists should keep on their radar, as well as updates, activities, and strategies for more effective survey readiness.

 

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Outline revisions to the Joint Commission standards, focusing on those with a direct impact for health system pharmacists.
  2. Identify challenges for complying with medication management standards.
  3. Discuss how the Survey Analysis for Evaluating Risk Matrix scoring guidelines can be used to direct survey readiness. 

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Outline revisions to the Joint Commission standards, focusing on those with a direct impact for health system pharmacists.
  2. Identify challenges for complying with medication management standards.
  3. Discuss how the Survey Analysis for Evaluating Risk Matrix scoring guidelines can be used to direct survey readiness. 
 
 
 
Speakers:
Melinda
Melinda Joyce, PHARMD, FAPhA
800 Park Street
Med Center Health
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Health-System Pharmacy
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Friday, March 20
Time: 
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Room: 
Gaylord National Resort - Chesapeake G-I
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.15
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.15
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based