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Ambulatory Care Accreditation Essentials: May 9-10, 2017
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Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapter for Ambulatory Care: May 11-12, 2017
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Event Description

Overview:
Don’t miss the only Ambulatory Care Accreditation Essentials program in 2017. You will receive details about top compliance issues with ambulatory care requirements and receive practical guidance to help you with your compliance efforts. This program will help you maintain continuous compliance in a field experiencing rapid growth.
 
Who Should Attend:
The Ambulatory Care Accreditation Essentials seminar is an ideal opportunity for any nurse, physician, or administrator who is charged with maintaining compliance in the ambulatory environment. The following roles will benefit from this event:
  • Accreditation and survey managers
  • Quality improvement directors
  • Risk managers
  • Safety officers

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What You Will Learn:
You will learn practical Ambulatory Care Accreditation solutions, as well as key strategies help your organization comply with the standards. Project REFRESH, a process improvement initiative at The Joint Commission and the brand new scoring methodology, the SAFER™ Matrix, which focuses on criticality and scope of risks observed on survey will be discussed. You will also learn about how the 2012 Life Safety Code® affects the ambulatory environment of care and life safety requirements.
 
Start and End Times
May 9th - 8:00am-4:30pm
May 10th - 8:00am-4:00pm


Summary of Continuing Education Contact Hours awarded for this program:
ACCME: 13.75 - []
ACHE: 13.75 - []
ACPE: 13.75 - []
ANCC: 13.75 - []
CA Board of Registered Nursing: 13.75 - []
CJCP: 13.75 - []
IACET: 1.375 - []

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Location
The Joint Commission Conference Center One Renaissance Blvd.Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181More Details
Room Rate: $109.00 Single $109.00 DoubleCut-off date: Call for Special Rates: More Details

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Ambulatory Care Accreditation Essentials: May 9-10, 2017

Agenda/Faculty

(Agenda and speakers are subject to change. Last updated December 14, 2016.)
 
Objectives:
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
  1. Identify a hot topic in The Joint Commission survey process
  2. Translate the changes related to The Joint Commission’s standards and survey process into your organization’s ongoing survey readiness activities
  3. Discuss at least two National Patient Safety Goals of The Joint Commission
  4. Recall compliance tips related to the Environment of Care, Emergency Management and/or Life Safety Code® standards, as they apply to your ambulatory setting
  5. Implement strategies for complying with new and challenging standards in your practice setting(s)

FACULTY:

Field Representative, Ambulatory Care
The Joint Commission
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Field Representative, Ambulatory Care
The Joint Commission
 
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Engineer, Department of Engineering
The Joint Commission
 
 
 
Come fully charged and ready to learn with Joint Commission Resources.
Thank you for supporting JCR’s paperless initiative for our education programs. Here are some tips for your learning success:
  • Bring your fully charged electronic device (laptop, tablet, etc.) with you to the program so that you can access the program materials and take notes.
  • Download/access program materials from your email, the JCR Learning Management System (LMS), and/or the event app. 1-2 weeks before your program, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access these materials. These materials will continue to be available to you during and after your program as well.
  • If you prefer hard-copy program materials, please print before the program and bring with you. There will be no hard-copy program materials provided on site, other than the agenda itself.
  • Full-text requirements books (with relevant Joint Commission standards for the program) will no longer be provided, either in hard copy or electronically. Please plan accordingly if you want to reference the standards during the program (for example, bring your own manual or plan to access E-dition).  
  • Come ready to learn, network with peers, and be prepared for 2017 compliance challenges.


Location
The Joint Commission Conference Center One Renaissance Blvd.Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181More Details
Room Rate: $109.00 Single $109.00 DoubleCut-off date: Call for Special Rates: More Details

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Ambulatory Care Accreditation Essentials: May 9-10, 2017

Location Details

The Joint Commission Conference Center
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

The Joint Commission is a smoke free campus and smoking anywhere on the premises is prohibited. Smoking is defined as (1) lighting or burning any type of substance that contains tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, and pipes; and (2) using electronic cigarettes.


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Guest room location:

Staybridge Suites
200 Royce Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Room Rate: $ 109
Ask for the Joint Commission Rate - Call early for availability
630-953-9393

The Joint Commission is located approximately 14 miles from O’Hare Airport and about 20 miles from Midway Airport.
American Taxi: 877-755-2227
Universal Taxi: 630-617-5400
1 person: Approximately $30-$35

A1 Limo: 630-355-8824
1 Person: Approximately $31.00-$36 for Shared, $51-$65 for private car

Fares are subject to change, please confirm when you call to make your reservation. If you do not pre-arrange a taxi, but plan on taking a taxi from the airport, please make sure you do not use a City of Chicago Taxi–these will be much more expensive. Make sure you use a suburban taxi service.

Looking for something to do in the evening?
2 large malls (Oak Brook Mall & Yorktown Mall) & a movie theatre (Yorktown) are within 10 minutes & most hotels can prearrange drop offs & pickups within a few miles. Please speak to the hotel directly for details.

Additional Guest room options:
Marriott Courtyard (Located approximately 2-3 blocks from The Joint Commission)
6 Trans Am Plaza Drive
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630-691-1500 
Courtyard is walking distance to program site and also offers shuttle transportation.

Holiday Inn (Located approximately 6 blocks from The Joint Commission)
17 W. 350 22ndStreet
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630/833-3600

Room rate includes shuttle transportation to and from Joint Commission, complimentary high speed internet access, and transportation within a five mile radius.

Hyatt Place Lombard (Located Approximately 1.5 miles from The Joint Commission),
2340 Fountain Square Drive
Lombard, IL
630-932-6501

Description: Room rate includes transportation to and from Joint Commission, complimentary Continental Breakfast buffet is inclusive every morning. Shuttle service to shopping/restaurants within 5 mile radius.

Embassy Suites Lombard (Located Approximately 1.5 miles from The Joint Commission)
707 East Butterfield Rd.
Lombard, IL  60148
630-969-7500


Location
The Joint Commission Conference Center One Renaissance Blvd.Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181More Details
Room Rate: $109.00 Single $109.00 DoubleCut-off date: Call for Special Rates: More Details

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Ambulatory Care Accreditation Essentials: May 9-10, 2017

Sponsor/Exhibitor

Align your organization with some of the premier names in health care by supporting one of The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources conferences, seminars or distance learning events. You will increase your visibility, influence buying decisions, and connect with key decisions makers from health care organizations across the country.

Joint Commission Resources has many opportunities to support our mission to provide unparalleled training to help improve patient quality and safety. Please contact JCRSponsorships@jcrinc.com for more information.

Click here for the 2017 Exhibitor Prospectus


Location
The Joint Commission Conference Center One Renaissance Blvd.Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181More Details
Room Rate: $109.00 Single $109.00 DoubleCut-off date: Call for Special Rates: More Details

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Ambulatory Care Accreditation Essentials: May 9-10, 2017

Event Description

Overview:
This fast-paced, 2-day seminar is the first of its kind to address the unique needs of ambulatory care professionals like you who are responsible for Joint Commission accreditation standards and survey compliance related to the Environment of Care (EC), the Life Safety (LS) Chapter, and the Life Safety Code®. You will learn from experienced Joint Commission engineers and have your accreditation and survey compliance questions answered.
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Health care professionals responsible for EC and LS compliance in ambulatory surgery, community health, primary care, office-based surgery, diagnostic imaging, telehealth, convenient care, urgent care, kidney care, sleep services, or other ambulatory settings.
 

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• Administrators, Directors and Managers
• Facility and Safety Managers
• Patient safety, quality, and performance improvement staff
 
The event is for locations that provide services to four or more patients at the same time, including either anesthesia or outpatient services that render patients incapable of saving themselves in an emergency. It also addresses ambulatory surgery centers seeking accreditation for Medicare certification, regardless of the number of patients served simultaneously.
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
At this first of its kind event, you will learn tips directly from Joint Commission experts for managing compliance with the EC elements within your ambulatory organization. You will review the core and ambulatory health care occupancy specific requirements of the Life Safety Chapter and analyze the requirements for managing compliance with the Life Safety Code®. You will also gain a better understanding about Project REFRESH and the SAFER Matrix and how the 2012 Life Safety Code® affects the Ambulatory EC and LS requirements.
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Health care professionals responsible for EC and LS compliance in ambulatory surgery, community health, primary care, office-based surgery, diagnostic imaging, telehealth, convenient care, urgent care, kidney care, sleep services, or other ambulatory settings.
 
Start and End Times
May 11th - 8:00am-4:30pm
May 12th - 8:00am-3:00pm


Summary of Continuing Education Contact Hours awarded for this program:
ACHE: 12 - []
ANCC: 12 - []

Download Continuing Education Fact Sheet

Location
The Joint Commission One Renaissance Blvd.Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181More Details
Room Rate: $109.00 Single $109.00 DoubleCut-off date: Call for Special Rates: More Details

To see CSR pricing, please log in

Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapter for Ambulatory Care: May 11-12, 2017

Agenda/Faculty

(Agenda and speakers are subject to change. Last updated January 17, 2017.)


Location
The Joint Commission One Renaissance Blvd.Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181More Details
Room Rate: $109.00 Single $109.00 DoubleCut-off date: Call for Special Rates: More Details

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Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapter for Ambulatory Care: May 11-12, 2017

Location Details

Program Location:
The Joint Commission Conference Center
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

The Joint Commission is a smoke free campus and smoking anywhere on the premises is prohibited. Smoking is defined as (1) lighting or burning any type of substance that contains tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, and pipes; and (2) using electronic cigarettes.

 

Guest room location:
Staybridge Suites
200 Royce Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Room Rate: $ 109
Ask for the Joint Commission Rate - Call early for availability
630-953-9393

The Joint Commission is located approximately 14 miles from O’Hare Airport and about 20 miles from Midway Airport.
American Taxi: 877-755-2227
Universal Taxi: 630-617-5400
1 person: Approximately $30-$35

A1 Limo: 630-355-8824
1 Person: Approximately $31.00-$36 for Shared, $51-$65 for private car

Fares are subject to change, please confirm when you call to make your reservation. If you do not pre-arrange a taxi, but plan on taking a taxi from the airport, please make sure you do not use a City of Chicago Taxi–these will be much more expensive. Make sure you use a suburban taxi service.

Looking for something to do in the evening?
2 large malls (Oak Brook Mall & Yorktown Mall) & a movie theatre (Yorktown) are within 10 minutes & most hotels can prearrange drop offs & pickups within a few miles. Please speak to the hotel directly for details.

Additional Guest room options:
Marriott Courtyard (Located approximately 2-3 blocks from The Joint Commission)
6 Trans Am Plaza Drive
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630-691-1500 
Courtyard is walking distance to program site and also offers shuttle transportation.

Holiday Inn (Located approximately 6 blocks from The Joint Commission)
17 W. 350 22ndStreet
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630/833-3600

Room rate includes shuttle transportation to and from Joint Commission, complimentary high speed internet access, and transportation within a five mile radius.

Hyatt Place Lombard (Located Approximately 1.5 miles from The Joint Commission),
2340 Fountain Square Drive
Lombard, IL
630-932-6501

Description: Room rate includes transportation to and from Joint Commission, complimentary Continental Breakfast buffet is inclusive every morning. Shuttle service to shopping/restaurants within 5 mile radius.

Embassy Suites Lombard (Located Approximately 1.5 miles from The Joint Commission)
707 East Butterfield Rd.
Lombard, IL  60148
630-969-7500 


Location
The Joint Commission One Renaissance Blvd.Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181More Details
Room Rate: $109.00 Single $109.00 DoubleCut-off date: Call for Special Rates: More Details

To see CSR pricing, please log in

Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapter for Ambulatory Care: May 11-12, 2017

Sponsor/Exhibitor

Align your organization with some of the premier names in health care by supporting one of The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources conferences, seminars or distance learning events. You will increase your visibility, influence buying decisions, and connect with key decisions makers from health care organizations across the country.

Joint Commission Resources has many opportunities to support our mission to provide unparalleled training to help improve patient quality and safety. Please contact JCRSponsorships@jcrinc.com for more information.

Click here for the 2017 Exhibitor Prospectus


Location
The Joint Commission One Renaissance Blvd.Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181More Details
Room Rate: $109.00 Single $109.00 DoubleCut-off date: Call for Special Rates: More Details

To see CSR pricing, please log in

Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapter for Ambulatory Care: May 11-12, 2017

Additional Details

Payments
Payments submitted by check take up to 14 days to process.  If you are registering for a program less than 14 days away, please pay with a credit card or your registration may not be received in time and your seat may not be reserved.

Substitutions, Transfers, and Cancellation Policy
Registration is nontransferable between JCR education programs due to variability in program sponsors. If you find that you cannot attend, you may send an alternate in your place.  Please send us the alternate’s full name, title, credentials, address, phone and e-mail address.  In the event of a cancellation, your registration fee, less a $100 processing fee, is refundable, if written notice of cancellation is faxed no later than 30 days prior to the program date.  All alternate or cancellation information should be emailed to rraudys@jcrinc.com. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after this date or for any no shows. JCR reserves the right to cancel or reschedule due to unforeseen circumstances.

Joint Commission Resources reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a program due to an insufficient number of registrants or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program must be cancelled, the registration fee will be refunded in full to each registrant. You may verify current program status on our website or by calling JCR Customer Service at 877-223-6866.  Neither Joint Commission Resources nor The Joint Commission is responsible for a registrant's travel expenses in the event a program is cancelled. Participants should also not depend on registering on site, as some programs may be sold out; in these instances, neither Joint Commission Resources nor The Joint Commission is responsible for travel expenses.  Participants are encouraged to purchase refundable tickets in case a program is cancelled or rescheduled. Participants should also be aware that most airline tickets, including nonrefundable or discounted tickets, can be reissued within one year from the date the original ticket was issued.

Americans with Disabilities Act
If you require any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to attend this Joint Commission Resources program, please call 630-792-5425 or write to the Department of Education, Joint Commission Resources, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

Program Agendas and Faculty
Agendas are subject to change because we are always striving to improve the quality of your educational experience. Joint Commission Resources may substitute faculty with comparable expertise on rare occasions necessitated by illness, scheduling conflicts, and so forth.

Suggested attire: business casual
Due to the variation in meeting room temperatures and personal preferences, we recommend that you dress in layers for your comfort.