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Nursing and Allied Health: Citing National Patient Safety Goals (Joint Commission)

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How to Cite

How do I cite National Patient Safety Goals?


When citing the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) in APA style, follow the guidelines below:

  • Start with the name of the organization responsible for the NPSGs, which is The Joint Commission.
  • Include the specific year of the NPSGs you are referencing.
  • If you're referring to a specific goal or standard within the NPSGs, provide the title or description of the goal.
  • If you accessed the NPSGs online, include the URL.

Here's how you would cite the NPSGs in APA style:

The Joint Commission. (Year). National Patient Safety Goals. Retrieved from [URL]

For example:

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