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

Web based Training Name

Abuse and Neglect Investigation Course

This Abuse and Neglect Investigation Course is not meant to be a training tool on Federal and State requirements, but instead, it serves as a resource and provides some promising practices useful to surveyors and to professionals in the nursing home setting. Health care providers and surveyors must adhere to Federal and State laws, regulations, and policies. This course is current as of June 5, 2007.

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/pubs/AbuseAndNeglect.aspx

Advanced Life Safety Code: Automatic Sprinkler Systems

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

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/ALSC/upfront/u1.aspx

Advanced Life Safety Code: Building Construction

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

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/ALSC/upfront/u1.aspx

Advanced Life Safety Code: Fire Alarm Systems

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

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/ALSC/upfront/u1.aspx

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.

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/BHFS/upfront/u1.aspx

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.

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/pubs/ClassInformation.aspx?cid=0CMSBHFSNLTC_PROVIDER

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.

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/pubs/ClassInformation.aspx?cid=0CMSOASISCWBT

Principles of Documentation for Long Term Care

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

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/pod/upfront/u1.aspx

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.

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/pubs/ClassInformation.aspx?cid=0CMSPODNLTC_PROVIDER