Joint Commission Resources Announces Availability of Staff Education Posters

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Joint Commission Resources

(JCR) announces a new series of staff education posters focusing on

patient safety issues. JCR is an affiliate of the Joint Commission on

Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

These 10 colorful posters help hospitals, ambulatory care and long term

care organizations keep essential patient safety issues a top priority

among members of the healthcare team. The posters address:

- Preventing falls

- Preventing medication errors

- Safe medication use

- Preventing surgical mistakes

- Communication

- Anesthesia safety

- Infection control

- Assessment

- Fire safety

- Recognizing abuse

These patient safety posters measure 18 inches by 24 inches. The set of 10

posters is available for $95 using order code JCPST-02. To order, call JCR

customer service toll-free at (877) 223-6866, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT, weekdays,

or visit Infomart on the JCR website at

Source: JCAHO

Joint Commission Resources was established in 1986 by the Joint Commission

on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations in an effort to improve the

safety and quality of care in the United States and in the international

community through the provision of education and consultation services and

international accreditation.