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The following lists all of the web based training available to providers.

Web-based Training Name

Advanced Life Safety Code: Automatic Sprinkler Systems

This Web-based training is advanced training for LSC surveyors who have completed the BLSC course.

Advanced Life Safety Code: Building Construction

This Web-based training is advanced training for LSC surveyors who have completed the BLSC course.

Advanced Life Safety Code: Fire Alarm Systems

This Web-based training is advanced training for LSC surveyors who have completed the BLSC course.

Basic Health Facility Surveyor Course: Introduction to Surveying for Long Term Care

(Survey & Certification, Interviewing, Enforcement for Noncompliance, Fraud & Abuse, Investigating Potential Deficiencies, Being an Effective Witness, Mock Hearing, Tests) This is a prerequisite course package for all LTC surveyor groups.

Basic Health Facility Surveyor Course: Introduction to Surveying for Non-Long Term Care

This course introduces federal and state surveyors to the basic terminology and processes associated with surveying non-long term care facilities. The course also introduces the surveyor to the observation, investigative, and interview skills used throughout the survey process. In addition, it includes examples of documentation for several non-Long Term Care (non-LTC) survey types, including Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC), End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) facilities, Home Health Agencies (HHAs), and other non-LTC survey processes. By the end of the course, you will be able to identify the key components of the survey process.

ICF/IID – Active Treatment Tag W249

This webinar focuses on the core requirements of W249, identifies different scenarios where W249 would be an appropriate deficiency to cite and validates how to follow the principles of documentation.

ICF/IID - Outside Services Tag W120

This webinar reviews the regulation at W120 and discusses examples of deficient practices cited at W120.

Life Safety Code Transition Course

The LSC Transition Course is a web-based, self-paced course that will take approximately 20 hours to complete. It will begin with a pre-test and conclude with a post-test that will require a passing score of 85 percent. All existing state agency surveyors that conduct LSC surveys are required to complete the transitional course, and obtain a passing score before conducting LSC surveys using the 2012 LSC and Health Care Facilities Code (HCFC). A FEW ITEMS TO NOTE: -Please check your browser's settings to ensure selected links will open in new tabs or windows. -Once you have completed a lesson, select the Exit button located at the top of your screen to return to the course menu area. -If modules are incorrectly showing as NOT ATTEMPTED or IN PROGRESS, please refresh this page. DISCLAIMER: The information provided is only intended to be general summary information. It is not intended to take the place of statute, regulations or official CMS policy.

Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) Training

These OASIS-C online training modules provide instruction to assist Home Health Agencies (HHAs) in accurately completing the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS). In addition to providing an overview of the OASIS and conventions for data accuracy, these modules cover specific OASIS-C domains and provide item-specific guidance such as item intent, time points for item completion, response-specific item instructions, and data sources and resources.

Principles of Documentation for Long Term Care

This course provides a foundation for LTC surveyors in creating formal documentation required for federal surveys.

Principles of Documentation for Non-Long Term Care

This course provides training to federal and state surveyors who will use the comprehensive principles of documentation when completing the Form CMS-2567, Statement of Deficiencies. As surveyors or reviewers, you will be able to identify statements of compliance and noncompliance that adhere to the principles of documentation, and write statements adhering to the guidelines presented in this course.