Many student pharmacists are unaware of what the Joint Commission is and how it works to promote the safety and quality of health care. As they are a key component in the accreditation process, it is important for student pharmacists to understand the ins and outs of the Joint Commission and the commitment to patient safety accreditation represents.
Must-Have Information for Pharmacists About Quality and Patient Safety is a crucial resource for pharmacy school deans, instructors, and student pharmacists, as well as pharmacy leaders and other pharmacy professionals. The book describes the Joint Commission's accreditation process, highlighting its benefits and detailing the key role pharmacists play in the process. After reading Must-Have Information for Pharmacists About Quality and Patient Safety, student pharmacists will be able to: Understand and comply with the standards and survey process to reduce the risk of harm to individuals, Become familiar with and support organizational quality improvement objectives, Identify policies and procedures that need improvement and help establish mandates for their improvement, Assess and enhance the quality of care they provide, Manage challenging issues such as medication reconciliation, integrating technology into the medication management process, avoiding medication errors, and improving communication between themselves and other health care professionals, Gain practical tips and strategies for becoming involved in patient safety-related issues.
|Publisher:||Joint Commission Resources|
|Product dimensions:||6.05(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.22(d)|