American College of Surgeons' verification survival tips and lessons learned: the nursing story.

T short story is about our trauma department’s long and often-difficult journey to American College of Surgeon’s (ACS’s) level 1 reverification. Everyone has heard the old cliché about the long road to success. Well—what a road traveled! We managed to wear off the asphalt! And every 3 years we repeat it all over again. It is a constant process with the… CONTINUE READING