The Joint Commission Survey Process Related to Covid-19
Due to the CORONA Pandemic, The Joint Commission (TJC) survey process related to Covid-19 has changed in how they will survey hospital facilities. Leaders and bedside staff have verbalized concerns that they have not been comfortable with the new virtual TJC survey process and the key components. It is imperative that education is provided on these changes to update leaders and staff on TJC expectations and the new survey process
This presentation will provide leaders and healthcare professionals insight into the new TJC process for virtual surveys from initial stages through completion as well as organizational strategies to promote successful regulatory compliance outcomes.
Gain valuable knowledge of The Joint Commission TJC process for virtual surveys and strategies to promote successful regulatory compliance outcomes as outlined in this course. 1.0 ANCC Contact Hours Available.
Learn & Apply
Introducing Virtual Surveys
Gain knowledge regarding the process for scheduling and conducting virtual TJC surveys
Identify technology challenges related to TJC virtual survey process
Understand the essential considerations to prepare staff
Implement tips for survey success with the new approach
About the Instructor
Chris Pratt is a Senior Consultant with Courtemanche and Associates with more than 33 years in clinical and leadership experience working in varying healthcare positions from the bedside to the Boardroom. In this role, he is responsible for assessing healthcare organizations’ readiness for licensing, accreditation, and regulatory compliance. He is trained in the survey process, auditing approach and survey outcome determination utilized by The Joint Commission, DNV, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other regulatory agencies and accrediting organizations. He assists organizations with post-survey activities, education, patient safety strategies, and quality improvement initiatives and has experience in various health care settings including acute care, behavioral health, and ambulatory care settings.