Nursing

Prepping for surveys: Dealing with the most frustrating standards

Briefings on Evidence-Based Staff Development (formerly The Staff Educator), January 1, 2010

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Maintaining a constant state of readiness is a challenging prospect. The following are some tips from organizations who have come up with innovative ways to prepare.

CoxHealth, a three-hospital system in Springfield, MO, utilizes a three-tiered approach that includes:
A J-Day Blitz List—a checklist of essential tasks that is reviewed every Sunday evening by designated managers to prepare for potential surveyor arrival and to catch late-breaking issues, says Ruth Ann Moore, RN, BS, MEd, accreditation program manager

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