Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Laboratory and Point-of-Care Testing

Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Laboratory and Point-of-Care Testing
2021st Ed.
2021 © Joint Commission Resources, Inc.
The Joint Commission Resources
ISBN-10: 1-63585-182-3 / ISBN-13: 978-1-63585-182-3
Laboratory & Diagnosis, Point of Care


Continuous compliance starts with staff who know what The Joint Commission requires. The 2021 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Laboratory and Point-of-Care Testing (CAMLAB) provides the key information your organization needs to power performance improvement and maintain continuous standards compliance. It features the official Joint Commission standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and other accreditation requirements.

The CAMLAB allows you to find exactly what you need for standards compliance or survey readiness when you need it. Inside you will find descriptions of the survey and decision process, questions to prompt discussion in your organization about compliance with the standards, checklists of the elements of performance that require written documentation, and action planning worksheets to address any issues of noncompliance.

It is lean and light, making it a perfect on-the-go reference. Keep it handy in meetings, during orientation and training, and as a practical overview of the Joint Commission’s accreditation requirements for everyone in your organization, from staff to leaders. Then, get ready to power performance improvement and excellence in your laboratory services!

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"If you are accredited by TJC, this is a no brainer. Get this manual and use it often."

-- Valerie Ng, PhD MD (Alameda County Medical Center/Highland Hospital) Doody's Review


This title is intended for anyone involved in a clinical laboratory and/or POCT program accredited by TJC. This includes those inside the clinical laboratory to those external in healthcare organizations for which continued laboratory and/or POCT accreditation is essential for continued operations.

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