Accreditation Specialist Boot Camp (BLR) S

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Hyatt House Chicago/Schaumburg

1251 American Lane

Schaumburg , IL 60173

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Accreditation Specialist Boot Camp

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Course Overview

Accreditation and quality professionals are being asked to do more than ever. Our expert instructors can help you with that.

The Accreditation Specialist Boot Camp is a thorough two-and-a-half day course that provides survey coordinators and accreditation and quality professionals with best practices for survey prep, training, and overall management.

We call it a boot camp because it’s focused, in-depth training and when you finish the class, you’ll be an accreditation expert and feel completely prepared to handle whatever your organization needs. Plus, you will leave with an entire catalogue of tools, templates, and resources that you can use at your organization.

The Accreditation Specialist Boot Camp provides in-depth explanations of CMS and Joint Commission requirements, and briefly covers HFAP and DNV standards if students are accredited by those bodies. Instructors focus on teaching participants how to integrate continuous survey readiness into daily operations.

At this Boot Camp, you will obtain the core skills necessary to:

  • Identify organizational weaknesses to improve survey results
  • Know which regulations are applicable to your organization
  • Interpret accreditation standards and regulations
  • Maintain organizational readiness and identify vulnerabilities
  • Implement continuous survey readiness plans
  • Coordinate site visits
  • Identify future trends likely to affect organizational compliance, thereby maintaining facility accreditation and ultimately providing quality patient care
  • Respond to survey results, findings, and Requirements for Improvement

Every class is taught by the industry's top instructors who have years of real-world experience and expertise in accreditation professional education. You will leave the Boot Camp feeling more confident in your role and your ability to manage successful accreditation surveys.

Other unique features of this Boot Camp include:

Custom-designed course materials: All course materials were custom developed for the Boot Camp's intensive learning format

  • Take-home tools: Head home armed with customizable tools that will save you time
  • Hands-on teaching methods: Each course module includes exercises that are reviewed and discussed in class
  • Small class size: The number of participants is limited to retain a low student-teacher ratio

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Outline The Joint Commission’s hospital standards and CMS’ Conditions of Participation (CoP)
  • Explain a survey coordinator’s responsibilities
  • Apply The Joint Commission’s standards/CoPs to everyday practices
  • Develop strategies to communicate survey readiness to staff
  • Utilize specific educational protocols to inform hospital leadership of their integral role in survey readiness
  • Implement solutions to many of The Joint Commission’s most challenging requirements
  • Include general management skills in the accreditation professional role
  • Develop a plan to maintain awareness and implementation of new and evolving standards
  • Employ methods to assess organizational readiness
  • Identify vulnerabilities for future surveys
  • Recognize documentation challenges
  • Design strategies for improving existing documentation practices

Course Outline/Agenda

Day 1:

Getting Started

  • Building a foundation
  • Understanding the sources of truth
  • Learning the essentials of standards and CoPs

Day 2:

Accessing Information/Gaining Knowledge

  • Developing expertise and credibility
  • Promoting collaborative relationships
  • Identifying operational partners

Implementation: Part 1

  • Continuous survey readiness overview
  • Planning an approach to continuous readiness—The Joint Commission chapter by chapter
  • Creating an assessment structure
  • Creating a “go to green” action plan

Implementation: Part 2

  • Preparing for the surveyor’s arrival
  • Response to an unannounced survey
  • Managing a successful survey

Day 3:

Implementation and Ongoing Follow-Up: Part 3

  • After the survey
  • Addressing RFIs and OFIs
  • Determining clarification opportunities
  • Formulating successful clarifications
  • Keep it going through performance improvement

Course Outline-Agenda subject to change.

"Please contact the event manager Marilyn (marilyn.b.turner@nyeventslist.com ) below for:

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