For your assigned topic, you will need to access The Joint Commission Standards Manual and The Joint Commission’s publication The Source. To access this information follow the steps below:
From the homepage of the Ashford University library, click on Find Articles & More in the purple bar near the top of the page. Next, take the following steps:
Click on Databases by Subject
Click on Health & Medicine
Click on Joint Commission E-dition for the Standards manual
Click on Joint Commission The Source
Select two journal articles from The Source that were published within the past 3 years pertaining to your assigned topic.
Identify and summarize the two articles chosen. Your reponse should reflect the standard, how it is utilized and why it is important in health care, any best practice mentioned, summary of any forms or template shared and any other information that surprised you.
Initial Post: Your initial post should be 250 to 300 words. In addition to the textbook, utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources to support your points. Cite and reference your sources in APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.