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.
The downloads in the STET Tracers category are to help hospitals prepare for Joint Commission surveys. They provide sample questions similar to those you might expect to receive from The Joint Commission, but are in no way actual Joint Commission tracers.
Customize the answers to the practice at your institution. This tracer is intended to guide you in understanding the types of questions that may be asked by the surveyor. It cannot guarantee these will be the questions asked.
NPSG.06.01.01 requires hospitals and critical access hospitals...