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Activity InformationCourse InformationType
0CMSBLSC_ONL
     Available On Demand
Basic Life Safety Code Training Online Course
Description: The BLSC Training Online Course is intended to cultivate and refine surveyor skills, foster understanding of the survey process, and enhance surveyors’ overall ability to conduct LSC surveys for Medicare and Medicaid certification on behalf of CMS.
Web-based
0CMSBLSCSP_WBT
     Available On Demand
Basic Life Safety Code: The Survey Process
Description: This course is a prerequisite for the Basic Life Safety Code Course. The focus of this course is to provide an overview of the survey process.
Web-based
0CMSBWS_ONL
     Available On Demand
Basic Writing Skills for Survey Staff
Description: The Basic Writing Skills for Survey Staff course is designed to provide an opportunity for survey staff to review and apply correct language and effective writing techniques when composing potential legally defensible documentation. The estimated course completion time for this training is 2 hours.
Web-based
0CMS_ECFRSIM
     Available On Demand
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations Simulation
Description: This simulation interactively shows you the basics of navigating in the electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR).
Web-based
0CMSEmPrep_ONL
     Available On Demand
Emergency Preparedness Basic Surveyor Training Course
Description: 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.
Web-based
0CMSIJUT_ONL
     Available On Demand
Immediate Jeopardy Update Training
Description:

Mandatory

The Immediate Jeopardy Update Training introduces surveyors and non-surveyors to the revised Appendix Q–Core Guidelines to Determining Immediate Jeopardy. The Core Appendix Q focuses on the key components necessary to establish immediate jeopardy (IJ) under the regulations.
Web-based
0CMSLSCTRANSITION_ONLINE
     Available On Demand
Life Safety Code Transition Course
Description: The LSC Transition Course is a web-based, self-paced course that takes approximately 20 hours to complete. It begins with a pre-test and concludes with a post-test that requires 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).
Web-based
0CMSNFPA99_ONL
     Available On Demand
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 99 Health Care Facilities Code Training
Description: The NFPA 99 online training will be a self-paced, on-demand, asynchronous Federal training for all surveyors who have completed the necessary prerequisites. It will be housed on the ISTW. The NFPA 99 training is intended to cultivate and refine surveyor skills, foster understanding of the NFPA 99 requirements, and enhance surveyors’ overall ability to survey health care services or systems based on risk to the patients, staff, or visitors to minimize the hazards of fire, explosion, and electricity in health care facilities. The overall goal of this NFPA 99 Health Care Facilities Code training is for the learner to effectively survey for NFPA 99 compliance.
Web-based
0CMSLSCPR_WBT
     Available On Demand
Orientation to Basic Life Safety Code
Description: This course is a prerequisite for the Basic Life Safety Code Course (BLSCC). The focus of this course is to teach basic information that will be detailed in the BLSCC.
Web-based
0CMSLSCPOD
     Available On Demand
Principles of Documentation for Life Safety Code
Description: This course is a prerequisite for the Basic Life Safety Code Course. The focus of this course is to teach surveyors the Principles of Documentation.
Web-based
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