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Environmental Health Support Center Training
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ID: 1462
Category: IEH-Institutional Environmental Health
Dates: 2/26/13-2/28/13
Location: Billings, MT
Description: Course is a 2.5 day overview of what Facility Managers and Safety Officers need to know to fully comply with the Joint Commission Environment of Care standards and Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care [AAAHC] Facilities and Environment standards. Students will receive information on survey types and methodologies for each of the accrediting bodies. Participants will receive a student handbook filled with lecture notes and valuable reference materials. Hands-on activities in developing a Hazard Vulnerability Analysis and in Establishing/Measuring Performance Standards augment the classroom sessions. To receive CEUs, entire session must be attended and pre- and post-course assessments completed.
Learning Outcomes: 1] Describe the survey process, scoring and preparation for Joint Commission and AAAHC surveys. 2] Identify the Joint Commission "Four Survey Vulnerabilities". 3] Simulate the Joint Commission and AAAHC survey process using preparation checklists. 4] Explain how the accreditation surveyors interpret and apply the standards. 5] Create an effective program that is "continuously compliant" and meets regulatory compliance and performance improvement standards.
Prerequisites: Currently working in an IHS or tribal healthcare setting
Instructors: NA
Agenda File: Agenda HSA 20111.pdf
CEU: 1.5 - CEUs available upon successful completion of class.
Status: Completed