The Joint Commission Medication Management Update 2010
Thursday July 22, 2010
Matthew Grissinger, RPh, FISMP, FASCP
Director, Error Reporting Programs, Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Darryl S. Rich, PharmD, MBA, FASHP
Surveyor, Division of Accreditation and Certification Operations
The Joint Commission
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Our guest speaker, Darryl Rich, PharmD, a surveyor for The Joint Commission (TJC), will discuss TJC Medication Management (MM) standards and National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs), including requirements that have given hospitals difficulty in 2009 and early 2010 along with strategies for better compliance with them. In addition, the new and revised Medication Management standards for hospitals for 2009 and 2010 will be discussed, as well as National Patient Safety Goal requirements to reduce the likelihood of patient harm associated with the use of anticoagulation therapy. Finally, the future direction for changes with medication reconciliation will be briefly introduced.
INTENDED AUDIENCE (Interdisciplinary teams are encouraged to attend together):
Prescribers: physicians, nurse practitioners & physician’s assistants
Medication and patient safety officers
Quality and performance improvement professionals
CEOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs
Members of medication safety teams and committees
Following completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
List the three most problematic medication management standards in terms of non-compliance by organizations surveyed in 2009-2010, and the most common reason why each was scored non-compliant.
Cite the most problematic medication management issues related to radiopharmaceuticals and nuclear medicines.
List the top three most problematic medication-related National Patient Safety Goals requirements in 2009-2010, including the most common reasons for non-compliance.
Describe at least three changes to the requirements for National Patient Safety Goals for 2010-2011.
Describe three most problematic issues found on survey in 2009-2010 related to the National Patient Safety Goal for Anticoagulation Management.