Knowing when to conduct tracers throughout the year can be tricky. This 12-month schedule shows you how to space out focused medical record reviews and individual patient tracers.

Tracers are meant to simulate real surveys so you can test yourself. This is an example of what an inpatient tracer should look like.

An 11-page report on average salaries for accreditation professionals in 2017, along with demographics and other stats. Click here to see the 2019 report

National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) are one of the ways The Joint Commission highlights major problem areas in patient safety. Even if you’re not Joint Commission accredited, it’s a good idea to look at the NPSGs to see what major health concerns are.

A list of websites with good information on regulatory, accreditation and patient safety topics. Save this list to your computer and add to it as you grow into your role.

A short article on what to expect during your first 100 days on the job as an accreditation professional.