TJC Announces Deletion of Requirements Related to Medication Compounding

PUBLISHED: Mar 30, 2018
Relevant to: Home Health, Pharmacy

The Joint Commission has announced the deletion of two Elements of Performance (EPs) from their “Compounding Sterile and Nonsterile Preparations” (MDCSN) chapter in the Medication Compounding Certification Program. The deletions are effective as of March 9, 2018.

TJC is also deleting two EPs from the “Medication Compounding” (MC) chapter in the Home Care Accreditation Program. These deletions are also effective March 9, 2018.

The deleted EPs are related to environmental surface sampling for the residual hazardous medication compounding processes.

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