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2017 Environment of Care/Life Safety Webinar Series
All levels
U.S. Standards
CJCP Credits

2018 Environment of Care/Life Safety Webinar Series

SKU# WEB18EC

Start Date:
3/14/2018 12:00 PM

Continuing education is available for one year after each live session.

Live sessions will take place at 12:00 - 1:00 PM Central Standard Time (CST) on:
March 14, 2018 - Expires: March 14, 2019
June 27, 2018 - Expires: June 27, 2019
September 19, 2018 - Expires: September 19, 2019
December 12, 2018 - Expires: December 12, 2019

On-demand recordings will be available after each live session.

The Environment of Care/Life Safety Series is an educational offering designed for unlimited use at one facility only. Special healthcare system discounts are available upon request.

$549.00
Product Description

Product Description

The Joint Commission’s Environment of Care and Life Safety (EC/LSC) standards focus on how everyone in the organization should participate in activities that make the care environment safe. The standards require organizations to establish plans and identify key individuals for managing the environment of care; identify physical risks to which the organization is susceptible; establish activities to minimize these risks; train staff to implement these activities; and monitor the effectiveness of these activities and implement improvements.
 
Recently, The Joint Commission has identified the need to increase the field’s awareness and understanding of the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA’s) Life Safety Code (NFPA 101-2012). The Joint Commission has rewritten the “Life Safety” (LS) chapter to align with the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101-2012) and Health Care Facilities Code (NFPA 99-2012), and it has made changes to the “Environment of Care” (EC) chapter as well.
 
In September 2016, the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued K-Tags; in response, The Joint Commission created a second iteration of elements of performance (EPs) that it expects to be published in early 2018.
 
Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:
  1. Identify the modifications to the SOC.
  2. Describe the changes to the LS chapter and EC, and how these changes impact compliance.
  3. Identify the most common compliance issues related to life safety.
Target Audience
This activity is relevant to all organization staff, medical staff, volunteers, and contract staff, particularly those responsible for life safety-related activities, including safety officers and committees, engineering staff, department managers and supervisors, performance improvement staff, training and education staff, and risk managers.
Webinar Schedule

Webinar Schedule

Part 1 - March 14, 2018
A Focus on Ligature-risk Deficiencies
Faculty: James Woodson
 
Part 2 - June 27, 2018
Emergency Management: An Update
Faculty: Joseph Bellino
 
Part 3 - September 19, 2018
Environment of Care Compliance Issues
Faculty: TBD
 
Part 4 - December 12, 2018
Life Safety Code Requirements
Faculty: TBD
 
This schedule is subject to change.
Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Because regulations and guidelines do change, it is a good idea to check for updates from your state, county or city on a regular basis and always before registering for a specific course to make sure it will be acceptable for your license/certification renewal

Summary of Continuing Education contact hours awarded for this program:

  • ACCME: 1 hour for each session
  • ANCC: 1 hour for each session
  • ACHE: 1 hour for each session
  • CA Board of Registered Nursing: 1 hour for each session
  • CJCP: 1 CJCP Credit Hour Towards Recertification for each session
  • IACET: 0.1 CEU for each session

The Joint Commission is accredited to provide continuing education credit/hours by the following organizations:

JOINT ACCREDITATION (ACCME, ANCC):
The Joint Commission is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Clinicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Joint Commission takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this educational activity.

ACHE:
Joint Commission is authorized to award pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit for programs toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in select programs wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants should log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.

CA Board of Registered Nursing:
Joint Commission Resources is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 6381 for the listed contact hours.

CJCP® (Certified Joint Commission Professional®):
To obtain CJCP credit hours, individuals must first be certified before they may start acquiring CJCP credit hours. CJCP credit hours will not be retroactive. CJCP professionals are required to maintain 30 CJCP credit hours within their three-year certification period.

IACET:
The Joint Commission is an authorized provider to provide continuing education units (CEUs) for select educational programs by The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  CEUs are accepted by many companies, boards and organizations for specialty licenses and certifications.  For further information about IACET, check the website (www.IACET.org). Participants are strongly encourages to check with their specific state regulatory boards, employers or other agencies to confirm that educational programs taken from the Joint Commission for IACET CEUs will be accepted.

Criteria for Successful Completion:
  • Full attendance at every session is a prerequisite for receiving full continuing education credits
  • Completion of program evaluation form
Conflict of Interest:
Joint Commission Resources maintains control over all continuing education content provided to ensure content integrity and minimize educational bias.  All education planners, faculty, content reviewers, authors and other involved with continuing education activities disclose any influencing relationships, or lack thereof including financial or commercial interests. Joint Commission ensures the accuracy and consistency of the application of accreditation criteria to ensure appropriateness of relationships and affiliations that may impact education content.

Disclaimer:
The designation of contact hours, credits, and/or approval of this activity refers to the recognition of the educational activity only and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product. The information presented at this program represents the views and opinions of individual presenters, and does not reflect the policies, opinions, endorsement of, or promotion by JCR or any accrediting/approving bodies affiliated with this program.

Privacy and Security of Learner’s Record:
All continuing education records, including personal information (PII) and learning accomplishments are secured. Records are released with the written permission and notification of the learner.

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