1st Element: Correcting the Specific Deficiency

The first element of an acceptable PoC is, "The plan of correcting the specific deficiency. The plan should address the processes that led to the deficiency cited."

This first element of an acceptable PoC needs to cover what the facility is going to do in order to correct the deficiency.

A facility's PoC should address what processes or events led up to the deficiency. This will ensure all aspects of why the deficiency occurred are explored.