Milagros Elia Discusses Climate Change and Cancer Care at ONS 2023 (Part 3)

By Milagros Elia, MA, APRN, ANP-BC - Last Updated: May 2, 2023

In part 3 of a 3-part series, Milagros Elia, MA, APRN, ANP-BC, 2023 ONS Excellence in Oncology Nursing Health Policy and Advocacy Award-winner, discusses coming changes to JCAHO environmental sustainability accreditation guidelines. She covers the May 3 deadline for JCAHO policy commentary and the accreditation criteria on environmental sustainability. 

Elia discusses mandates for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in health care and the importance of engaging nursing students in discussions about climate change and cancer care. The Joint Commission is working with CMS and the CDC to develop proposals surrounding 4 areas for hospitals to assume responsibility for their carbon footprint.

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