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Virtual Event


Thu, Jan 26, 2023, 08:00 AM – Thu, Jan 26, 2023, 04:00 PM


Member: $565 | Nonmember: $665

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This program will help health care facility professionals prepare for The Joint Commission environment of care survey. This program covers the entire survey process, regulations including NFPA codes and CMS Conditions of Participation, and common areas of deficiencies. The program is useful for those who are new to the survey process as well as those who have been through many surveys. With so many changes in regulations and new methodologies for surveys, this program provides attendees with valuable insight.

Topics covered:

  • NFPA code overview (2012 edition)
  • Survey process
  • Plan
  • Safety and security
  • Hazardous materials and waste
  • Fire safety
  • Medical equipment
  • Utilities
  • Other physical environment requirements
  • Staff competency
  • Monitoring and improvement
  • Associated K-tags
  • Related accrediting organization standards

Learning outcomes:

  • Gain familiarity with the survey process
  • Learn how to understand, prepare and organize the documentation needed for the survey.
  • Understand the relationship between all EC standards, K-tags and applicable codes.
  • Gain awareness of the most common and most critical findings along with recommendations for compliance.
  • Learn strategies for compliance.


This course offers 7 CECs. Credit hours can be used toward the renewal of the Certified Health Care Facility Manager (CHFM) credential and the Certified Health Care Constructor (CHC) credential.


  • David A. Dagenais, CHFM, FASHE, CHSP, Sr. Director of Plant Operations, Clinical Engineering, Emergency Management, Safety Officer, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital