2016 National Patient Safety Goals (The Joint Commission)

Hospital: http://www.jointcommission.org/standards_information/npsgs.aspx

Home Care: http://www.jointcommission.org/standards_information/npsgs.aspx

Long Term Care: http://www.jointcommission.org/standards_information/npsgs.aspx 


Helpful Links

Pan Travelers: http://pantravelers.org/

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations: http://www.jointcommission.org

OSHA – Occupational Safety & Health Association: http://www.osha.gov/

CDC – Centers For Disease Control & Preventions: http://www.cdc.gov/

WHO – World Health Organization: http://www.who.int/en/

American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE): http://www.aone.org

Travel Nursing Central: http://travelnursingcentral.com/


Specialty Nursing Links:

Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP): http://www.aanp.org

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): http://www.aap.org

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses: http://www.aacn.org

American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators: http://www.aanac.org 

American Association of Nurse-Anesthetists (AANA): http://www.aana.com

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA): http://www.apna.org

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN): http://www.aspan.org 

Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN): http://www.aorn.org

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN): http://www.rehabnurse.org

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses): http://www.awhonn.org

Emergency Nurses Association: http://www.ena.org

Intravenous Nurses Society (INS): http://www.ins1.org 

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners: http://www.napnap.org 

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS): http://www.ons.org/

National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN): http://www.nann.org/

American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN): http://www.aacn.org/


Other Health Care Professional Links

The American Occupation Therapy Association (OTA): www.aota.org

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA): www.apta.org

Association of Surgical Technologists (AST): www.ast.org