Road to JCI Accreditation and Beyond

Begin your accreditation journey here. This practical and informative education program will provide you with examples and useful tips on how to assist your organization prepare for your first or triennial JCIA survey.   Meet experienced JCI Consultants with over 50 years of combined experience working with organizations preparing for JCI Accreditation surveys.  Build a network of international professionals with common and shared interests in patient safety and quality improvement. 

Participants have the option to choose from two locations: Chicago, IL, USA or Prague, Czech Republic.

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$1,000.00 - $2,000.00
Road to JCI Accreditation and Beyond
  • Road to JCI Accreditation and Beyond
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Event Description

Event Description

This face-to-face program will be offered twice. Participants will have the option to attend in June at Joint Commission Headquarters in Oakbrook Terrace, IL (outside of Chicago) or in September on the campus of Charles University in the beautiful city of Prague. Road to JCI Accreditation and Beyond is for healthcare professionals seeking knowledge on the JCI standards and will include suggestions for implementing a framework for building an organization-wide culture of safety. 

After completing this course, participants will gain knowledge in the JCI standards, suggested methods for implementing complex processes to improve patient safety, and details on how build your teams for success. This will be a dynamic program which will include group activities and interactive tracer sessions. This course has an additional two days where the learner can choose from three different tracks of expanded learning; Track I is for deeper details on establishing your programs for high-risk patients, infection control, document development and staff development or Track II is for establishing facility management and safety programs or Track III which will be centered on quality and patient safety.   

What you will learn:

  • You will begin by learning essential information on the JCI standards including the Patient Centered Standards, Health Care Organization Management Standards, and the Academic Medical Standards. 
  • The consultants will assist you with understanding the importance of the JCI Survey Process Guide and discuss the various tools included in that publication. 
  • How to build your teams for success!  Identify strategies for implementation of complex patient safety processes. 
  • Discuss how to incorporate evidenced based practice in daily, operational activities to improve patient outcomes. 

What you will receive:

  • Access to a learning management system with complementary copies of the JCI Accreditation Standards for Hospitals 7th edition, and JCI Survey Process Guide
  • Copies of the current JCI white papers
  • Tools and forms to support you and your teams as you prepare for JCI Accreditation
  • Certificate of attendance

Note: a laptop or tablet will be required for this program.

Who should attend: 

  • Hospital leadership and accreditation preparation project managers for healthcare organizations preparing for their first or subsequent, triennial JCIA surveys. 
  • Healthcare professionals responsible for quality improvement, medication safety, infection control, and facility management team members. 
  • JCI-accredited organizations who need to train new staff.
Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Before registering for a program check for updates from your county or city on a regular basis to make sure it will be acceptable for your license/certification renewal.

Summary of Continuing Education contact hours awarded for this program:

Total CE hours will be determined by the final agenda, may be subject to change

  • Physicians may be eligible for continuing education credits through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • Nurses may be eligible for continuing education credits through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Administrators and Environment of Care/Life Safety Engineers may be eligible for continuing education credits through the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
  • Emergency Managers may be eligible for continuing education credits through the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
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