Event Format

Virtual Event


Mon, Sep 12, 2022, 08:00 AM – Mon, Sep 12, 2022, 04:00 PM

Event Host


This program will help health care facility professionals prepare for The Joint Commission life safety code 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 in this module:

  • NFPA code overview (2012 edition)
  • Survey process
  • Administrative Activities - Statement of Conditions
  • Administrative Activities - Interim Life Safety Measures
  • Health Care Occupancy:
    • General Building Requirements
    • Means of Egress Requirements
    • Protection – Fire Alarm
    • Protection – Extinguishment
    • Special Provisions
    • Building Services
    • Operating Features
  • 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 LS 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.


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


  •  Member: $545
  • Nonmember: $645

This course offer 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.