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Emergency Preparedness Basic Surveyor Training Course - Course Menu


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Survey & Certification Group (SCG) developed the Emergency Preparedness Basic Surveyor Training Course to help health and safety and Life Safety Code (LSC) surveyors and reviewers gain proficiency in surveying all affected participating providers and certified suppliers for compliance with their individual emergency preparedness requirements.

Because the individual regulations for each provider and supplier type share a majority of standard provisions, this training provides consistent guidance and survey procedures for all provider and supplier types in a single course.

The estimated course completion time for this training is 16 hours.


All-Surveyor Webinar EP Slides 8-14-18

These are archived slides from the webinar provided by the Regional Office and Central Office to all surveyors. These slides are intended to be a resource for surveyors. For questions, contact your respective Regional Office.

Surveyor Frequently Asked Questions – Citation Clarifications

This document provides insight on the expectations for surveyors when reviewing and citing for emergency preparedness requirement. This is only a copy of the guide provided to surveyors.

Emergency Preparedness Basic Surveyor Training Course - Pre-test (Unavailable)

 Course Introduction

Module 1: Emergency Preparedness for Every Emergency (PROVIDER)

Module 2: Surveying for Emergency Preparedness (PROVIDER)

Post-Test (Unavailable)

Emergency Preparedness Basic Surveyor Training Course - Course Evaluation (Surveyor Only)