Administrative Manual for Ambulatory Care Facilities

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3009 - Documentation and the Use of Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols

About this Document

3009 - Documentation and the Use of Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols is one of many policies and procedure templates within Administrative Manual for Ambulatory Care Facilities written for the medical office, hospital, and other healthcare organizations. The policies cover: Joint Commission (JCAHO or TJC) • CMS • HIPAA • CDC • AAAHC and more.

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Sample Content From 3009 - Documentation and the Use of Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols

Snippets are randomly selected, unformatted passages from the Microsoft Word policy template.

Snippet

Abbreviations denoted on the Joint Commission’s “Do Not Use” List will not be utilized
for documentation throughout the organization to assure the highest quality of patient
care and to prevent medical/health care errors.

Second Snippet

Only those abbreviations from the medical staff list of approved abbreviations will be
utilized for documentation.