National Perinatal Information Center
National Perinatal Information Center


The In's and Out's of Perinatal
Care Certification

Presenter: Caroline Isbey RN, MSN, CDE
The Joint Commission

In this presentation, Caroline Isbey RN, MSN, CDE, Associate Director of business development for the certification department, discuss the Perinatal Care certification program offered by The Joint Commission.

  • The focus and scope of the Perinatal Care certification program

  • The requirements for achieving Perinatal Care certification including:
  •       a.  An overview of the standards
          b.  The choosing and implementation of the
                Clinical Practice Guidelines
          c.   The performance measures and performance
                 improvement process

  • Challenges that other organizations have experienced when pursuing and achieving this certification

  • Q & A

Participant Comments

"Appreciate the overview and delineation regarding how TJC would perform a certification review vs. accreditation review."
                        -l. Murray

"We received a lot of information during this presentation! I am so glad it will be available for us to hear again."
                      -R. Ainsworth

"Excellent presentation thanks for your guidance."
                   -M. Garcia

Duration: 1.0 hour
Recorded: 4/21/16

Continuing education credit is not available for this activity.

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Related Links & Resources

Perinatal Care Certification
Performance Measure Questions

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