physician certifications

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Study Materials
American Heart Association - Course Catalog

ALSO - Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals

The overall mission of the Joint Commission is to improve the safety and quality of patient care across all spectrums of our healthcare delivery system. The Joint Commission requires that all of its accredited and certified healthcare clients track and report on specific quality improvement goals.  Click here for more information on the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals.

Joint Commission List of Do Not Use (DNU) Abbreviations

As a means of improving communication amongst the healthcare team and reducing the overall number of medical errors, the Joint Commission has implemented a list of common abbreviations that are responsible for a large percentage of the communication errors and are therefore not to be used.  Click here to see the Joint Commission List of Do Not Use (DNU) Abbreviations.