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Quality of Care

  • Anesthesia
    • Mandatory Standards
    • General
    • Preanesthetic Procedures
    • Patient Monitoring
    • Anesthetic Emergencies
    • Anesthetic Equipment and Supplies
  • Contagious Disease
    • Mandatory Standards
    • General
    • Zoonotic Diseases
    • Single Purpose Isolation Room
    • Inpatient Care
  • Dentistry
    • Mandatory Standards
    • General
  • Emergency and Critical Care
    • Mandatory Standards
    • General
  • Pain Management
    • Mandatory Standards
    • Pain Scoring
    • General
  • Patient Care
    • Mandatory Standards
    • General
    • Training
    • Examination and Assessment
    • Hospitalization
    • Fluid Therapy
    • Adverse/Sentinel Events
    • Client Communication
    • Protocols
    • Quality Improvement and Client Compliance
    • Behavior
    • Nutrition
    • Nosocomial Infections
    • Handling
    • Housing
  • Surgery
    • Mandatory Standards
    • General
    • Patient and Sterile Field Preparation
    • Surgical Attire
    • Surgical Team Preparation
    • Surgical Instruments and Equipment
    • Surgical Pack Preparation
    • Surgical Suites
    • Laser Surgery

Management

  • Client Service
    • Client Communication
    • General
    • Accreditation Awareness
  • Continuing Education
    • General
  • Human Resources
    • General
  • Leadership
    • General
    • Eco-friendly
  • Referral Standards
    • Responsibilities Prior to Referral
    • Responsibilities During the Referral Process
    • Responsibilities Post Referral
    • Both Responsibilities Prior to Referral
    • Both Responsibilities During the Referral Process
  • Safety
    • General
    • Compressed Gases
    • Fire Safety

Medical Records

  • Medical Records
    • General
    • Protocols
    • Client Communication
    • Record Organization
    • Confidentiality, Security, and Integrity
    • Standardized Medical Nomenclature
    • Incidence Reports

Facility

  • Examination Facilities
    • General
  • Housekeeping and Maintenance
    • Mandatory Standards
    • General
    • Housekeeping Plan
    • Exterior

Diagnostics and Pharmacy

  • Diagnostic Imaging
    • Mandatory Standards
    • General
    • Digital Radiography
    • Radiation Safety
    • Inspections
    • Monitoring of Radiation Exposure
    • Diagnostic Image Archiving
    • Automatic and/or Manual Film Processing
    • Manual Film Processing
    • Automatic Film Processing
    • Equipment
    • Dental Radiography
    • Endoscopy
    • Advanced Imaging Services
    • Diagnostic Imaging Evaluation
    • Advanced Imaging Studies
    • Ultrasonography
  • Laboratory
    • Mandatory Standards
    • General
    • Quality Control
    • Equipment and Supplies
    • Necropsy
  • Pharmacy
    • Mandatory Standards
    • General
    • Controlled Substances
    • Dispensing and Prescription of Medications
    • Hazardous Medications
    • Adverse Medication Events

Optional

  • Internship
    • Mandatory
    • Program Administrator
    • Intern
    • Orientation Program
    • Didactic Training
    • Scholarly Activities
    • Intern Evaluation
    • Program Evaluation
  • Mentorship
    • Mandatory
    • General

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