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New Suicide Prevention National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) for Critical Access Hospitals

Description
Identifies new National Patient Safety Goals for the Joint Commission's Critical Access Hospital Accreditation Program for hospital and behavioral healthcare programs. Covers minimizing the risk of suicide within the hospital environment, screening of patients for suicidal ideation, developing written policies and procedures addressing the care of at risk patients, and monitoring the implementation and effectiveness of policies. These standards are effective July 1, 2020.
Date
11/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Joint Commission
Tagged as
Accreditation · Critical Access Hospitals · Suicide and suicide prevention