Diabetes Certifications
 
 

Diabetes Certifications

diabetes awards

Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care from The Joint Commission
St. Anthony's Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for its inpatient diabetes care program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The Joint Commission's Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care, developed in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association, provides standards related to:

  • Staff education requirements
  • Written blood glucose monitoring protocols
  • Plans for the treatment of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
  • Data collection of incidences of hypoglycemia
  • Patient education on self-management of diabetes
  • An identified program champion or program champion team