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Safety First
The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals for 2012 and 2013

CE641 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie Kirkpatrick, PhD, MS, RN and Charles F. Bombard, MHA, RN, CPHQ, FACHE
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We’re sorry. This course is temporarily disabled for an important update.

This course will be discontinued on November 30, 2013. If you are interested in this topic, please see the updated version of this course, CE694 "Safety First: The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals for 2013-2014," or plan to complete this course before that date.
The goal of this national patient safety goal program is to inform nurses about The Joint Commission’s 2012 and 2013 national patient safety goals that apply to hospitals. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Name the goals and elements of performance (requirements) continued for  2012 and 2013
  • Explain the goals and requirements for 2012 and 2013
  • Describe the intent of the patient safety goals

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 11/30/2013

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