Draft Standards for COPD Certification Program

(May 14, 2007)

The Joint Commission, in partnership with the American Lung Association, is developing a Disease-Specific Care certification program for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease management in an outpatient setting.  Draft requirements for this certification are now available for review.  If you are interested, we would appreciate your comments on the draft requirements.

Please go to the Joint Commission web site to review the requirements and submit your comments.