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NASW Helps Joint Commission Develop New Consumer Brochure on Memory Problems & Dementia

The Joint Commission recently published a consumer education brochure on memory problems and dementia. The brochure, developed in collaboration with NASW, is part of the Joint Commission’s Speak Up™ initiative, which encourages consumers to play an active role in their health care. Visit www.jointcommission.org/speakup_memory_problems to download or print the brochure in both English and Spanish. NASW resources: Help Starts Here, ... Read More »

Free Teleconference: Joint Commission Palliative Care Certification for Hospital Programs

“Ask the Reviewer” session to be held December 1, 2011 Interested in learning about the new Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care offered by the Joint Commission? Dial in to the Joint Commission’s free teleconference, featuring a palliative care reviewer and other Joint Commission experts, on December 1, 2011. Don’t miss this opportunity to dialogue with Joint Commission staff about ... Read More »

Joint Commission Launches Palliative Care Certification Program

Free Informational Audio Conference July 20 The Joint Commission recently launched the Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care. Designed to recognize hospital inpatient programs that demonstrate exceptional patient and family-centered care in order to optimize the quality of life for patients with serious illness, the certification will be available September 1, 2011. Programs may begin the application process immediately by ... Read More »