Joint Commission Offers Tips for Survey Readiness

July 20, 2011

With the national focus on patient safety, the Joint Commission has put the spotlight on infection prevention, says Louise Kuhny, RN, MPH, MBA, CIC, clinical educator for accreditation and certification operations for the Joint Commission. Kuhny shares her suggestions to help infection preventionists avoid the panic and anxiety that often comes with surprise Joint Commission surveys.

With the national focus on patient safety, the Joint Commission has put the spotlight on infection prevention, says Louise Kuhny, RN, MPH, MBA, CIC, clinical educator for accreditation and certification operations for the Joint Commission. Kuhny shares her suggestions to help infection preventionists avoid the panic and anxiety that often comes with surprise Joint Commission surveys.