Accrediting and Regulatory Agencies

Author(s):
Kelley Boston, MPH, CIC Regional Director San Antonio, Accreditation and Regulatory Compliance

Infection Prevention & Management Associates, Inc.
San Antonio, TX

Published:
October 3, 2014

Abstract

This chapter presents administrative issues for infection prevention and control programs and addresses historical and current pressures affecting accrediting and regulatory agencies at all levels that in turn, affect infection prevention and control programs. A brief description of the agencies, their relationships to each other, and their impact on infection prevention and control programs is provided, including a table with contact and website information for retrieval of more information.