Course Description

Preparing for the Life Safety Surveyor during Joint Commission Surveys
Presented December 6, 2013 via Adobe Connect

Course Faculty
Gary Slack, PE, CCE
President, Healthcare Engineering Consultants

Release Date: December 6, 2013
Expiration Date: December 6, 2014
Estimated Time to Complete Course: 1.0 hour

There is no fee associated with this educational activity.

Target Audience: Intended for accreditation coordinators, safety officers, risk managers, quality management and performance improvement directors, facility and engineering managers, fire safety professionals in healthcare, and administrative and clinical staff who manage others with Environment of Care and Life Safety responsibilities. Healthcare staff from medical centers, ambulatory care centers, clinics, nursing homes, mental health facilities and other health-related organizations that are required to comply with the Joint Commission “EC” and Life Safety standards

Course Overview
This 1-hour Webinar program will provide information for those individuals who require a thorough understanding of the role of the Life Safety Specialist during 2014 Joint Commission surveys and must implement a practical, continuously compliant program in healthcare facilities. Those participating in the program will receive specific guidance in how to understand and interpret what the Life Safety Specialist will evaluate and inspect during the documentation review and facility tour. Practical materials will include scoring sheets, forms, and checklists to assist in preparation.

Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, the participants will be able to:
1. Identify the specific role and responsibility of the Life Safety Specialist during Joint Commission surveys.
2. Prepare for the Life safety Specialist document review and facility tour portions of the survey.
3. Self-assess survey readiness.
4. Implement proven survey strategies to ensure success in achieving a compliant program.

This recorded webinar is not eligible for continuing education credits but is availble as an additional educational resource.

A general certificate of completion is available at the end of this recording.