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Ambulatory Surgical Center Basic Training (ASC)

Class Information

Activity Code: 0CMSASC_Online

Class Dates: Web-based Training

Status: Guest

Location: Online

Class Description: This course prepares you to function as an independent ASC surveyor. It provides training on the ASC survey process and the Conditions for Coverage (CfC) found in the electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) at Title 42, Public Health, and the State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix L – Guidance for Surveyors: Ambulatory Surgical Centers.

The online course is the first part of the learning process for new surveyors and reviewers to gain proficiency.

The estimated course completion time for this training is 52 hours.

If you have any questions regarding course related content, please direct all correspondence to


  1. Introduction to Surveying for Long Term Care OR Introduction to Surveying for Non-Long Term Care
  2. Principles of Documentation for Long Term Care OR Principles of Documentation for Non-Long Term Care OR Principles of Documentation for Non-Long Term Care
  3. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations Simulation
  4. S & C Policy Memo Navigation Simulation
  5. SOM Navigation Simulation
  6. Basic Writing Skills for Survey Staff
  7. Foundational Investigative Skills

Course Tags: ASC,Ambulatory Surgical Center Basic Training,Ambulatory Surgery Center