Regulatory Agencies and Accrediting Bodies
This assignment is designed to give you a greater understanding of regulatory agencies and accreditation bodies, including their functions, public reporting requirements, and the how they impact quality and safety.
Select and evaluate a regulatory agency or accrediting body.
Discuss the history of the agency or body.
Explain the reason for its existence.
Summarize the agency’s public reporting of quality indicators:
Where they are reported
Why public reporting of these metrics is important
Explain how the agency or body operates:
Analyze the impact the agency or body has on quality at each level of health care:
Health care organizations
Cite at least two sources in an APA-formatted reference page.
Format your assignment as one of the following:
18- to 20-slide presentation
3- to 4-minute podcast
15- to 20-minute oral presentation
Another format approved by your instructor