Accreditation

Field review for proposed VAP/CAUTI NPSGs

Accreditation Connection, December 17, 2010

The Joint Commission has opened 2012 National Patient Safety Goals (NSPG) for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) for hospitals and long-term care organizations.

Comments will be accepted through Jan. 27, 2011. For more information on this field review and to read the proposed standards, visit The Joint Commission’s Web site.

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