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5006 - 2006 JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals - Behavioral Health

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This manual contains every policy and procedure you would need to have in order to obtain accreditation for ambulatory outpatient behavioral health businesses to include dual diagnosis, pysch disorders, drug detox, etoh detox. This manual has everything you need and is fully customizable to meet your individual facility needs.

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									              2009 JCAHO NATIONAL PATIENT SAFETY GOALS
                     BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DAY PROGRAMS


GOAL #1:   IMPROVE THE ACCURACY OF PATIENT/RESIDENT/CLIENT IDENTIFICATION:

  Requirement A:            Use at least two (2) patient/resident/client identifiers
                            (neither to be the patient’s/resident’s/client’s room
                            number) whenever administering medications or blood
                            products, taking blood samples and other specimens for
                            clinical testing, or providing any other treatments or
                            procedures.

GOAL #2:   IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNICATION AMONG CAREGIVERS:

  Requirement A:            For verbal or telephone orders or for reporting of critical
                            test results by telephone, verify the complete order or test
                            result by having the person receiving the order or test
                            result "read-back" the complete order or test result.

  Requirement B:            Standardize a list of abbreviations, acronyms and symbols
                            that are not to be used throughout the organizati
								
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