February 15, 2017

Joint Commission checking for compliance with FDA powdered gloves ban

By: Judy Mathias
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Editor's Note

The Joint Commission announced February 15 that it will now evaluate all accredited organizations for compliance with the January 18 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ban on powdered gloves.

Citations will be listed under Leadership (LD) 04.01.01 element of performance (EP) 2: “The organization provides care, treatment and services in accordance with licensure requirements, laws, and rules and regulation.”


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