Course Description

AAAHC Standards for Chapters 7 and 8: Infection Prevention, Safety, Facilities, and the Environment
Presented November 1, 2013 via Adobe Connect

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

Release Date: November 1, 2013
Expiration Date: November 1, 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 practical understanding of the AAAHC Standards for Infection Prevention, Safety, Facilities and the Environment for ambulatory facilities. Those participating in the program will receive specific guidance in how to understand and interpret what the standards require, and how to effectively prepare for a AAAHC survey in the physical environment areas. Practical materials will include forms and checklists to assist in preparation.

Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, the participants will be able to:
1. Identify the specific AAAHC requirements for Infection Prevention, Safety, Facilities and the Environment.
2. Prepare for the document review and facility tour portions of the survey.
3. Self-assess survey readiness.
4. Implement proven survey strategies to ensure success in meeting AAAHC Standards for Chapters 7 and 8.

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.