To obtain it for branding purposes
Administrator wants us to undergo accreditation
To obtain certification for meeting international hospital standards
Reduce risk of falls, Identify nutrition risk, Improve patient education
Identify patients correctly, Correct-Site Procedure Surgery, Reduce Risk of Healthcare Associated Infections
Improve effective communication, Improve compliance with sedation care, Improve patient documentation
To be the leading public health care institution in the whole region.
To provide the highest quality of care and service for all people in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human illness.
To provide excellence in patient care, community service and continued education.
To be the leading private health care institution in the whole region.
Move patient away from immediate danger, phone the operator on location of fire, pull fire alarm, put out fire if trained to do so, evacuate patients according to instructions of person of authority
Shout for help, evacuate patients immediately, pull alarm, wait for firefighters, report to supervisor.
Put out fire, pull alarm, move patient away from immediate danger, evacuate patients according to instruction of person of authority
Give welcome letter with instructions to patients upon admission.
Smile and introduce yourself before any procedure.
Put a different name on the patient medical record, never call the patient's name out loud.
Maintain all patient information in a confidential manner, properly exit computer terminals after use, never discuss patients by name in public places (i.e. elevators, halls, and cafeteria), and use private areas for discussions with patients/families.
Only put the patient's first name on the chart, always talk to the patient and family in the patient room, keep the computer screen from public view, always ask the patient if visitors are allowed.
Ask the patient if he/she has any questions before doing any procedure.
Tell the patient to access the Patient Bill of Rights from the internet.
Post the Patient Bill of Rights in areas where it can be read by patients and family (i.e. waiting rooms, patient rooms)
Presentation during orientation, periodic inservice program on infection control.
Read all the policies on infection control in the CMC Policy Manual.
Attend one CMC Infection Control meeting per year.
Blood, all body fluids (except sweat), secretions, excretions, membranes, non-intact skin of all patients are treated as potentially infectious.
Only patients admitted from the emergency room with coughs are treated as potentially infectious.
Only sweat, tears and urine are treated as potentially infectious.
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