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On-Demand Chest Pain Center Accreditation Training

To meet the needs of facility representatives, Accreditation training is conveniently available in on-demand format. Each pre-recorded training module includes step-by-step guidance to help facility staff identify the Essential Components of Accreditation and to effectively utilize the online Accreditation tools. The learning objectives of the pre-recorded workshop are found below.

Links to the on-demand training are located in the "Workshop" tab of your Chest Pain Center Accreditation tool. This pre-recorded workshop is designed for healthcare professionals who intend to take their facility through the Chest Pain Center Accreditation process. As noted in the Accreditation tool, it is strongly recommended participants view the on-demand Workshop training prior to beginning the Accreditation process.

Note:  The Chest Pain Center Accreditation purchase process (including ACC business agreement and payment for initial year of Accreditation participation or recurring annual payment) must be completed in order to gain access to the Accreditation tool and related training. Please contact accreditationinfo@acc.org for more information.

  • Understand the process of accreditation, including the phases of accreditation; navigating the online platform; and data requirements
  • Examine the nine key areas in which a facility must demonstrate expertise and validate completion of all mandatory items
  • Examine the available resources within the CPC Accreditation tool
  • Recognize the importance of a comprehensive and interdisciplinary team-based approach for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) patients across the care continuum
  • Ensure that guideline-based treatment strategies and risk stratification methods are incorporated into practice
  • Apply process improvement principles to improve efficiency and patient outcomes for all ACS patients
  • Understand how CPC Accreditation impacts your operating margin by addressing current payment models
  • Discover how accreditation helps your hospital develop a strategic plan
  • The pathophysiology, assessment, treatment, management, and current guideline recommendations for the care of the ACS patient
  • Identify best practices, processes, and procedures related to the care of ACS patient
  • How to enter data into the Accreditation Conformance Database (ACD), understand the data, analyze the data, leverage your data, and turn your data into actionable results
  • How to implement the latest AHA/ACC guidelines and reduce variations in care
  • How to identify the appropriate level of stress testing in order to decrease time and cost
  • How to establish interdisciplinary team-based care to ensure all personnel and departments speak the same language and use the most updated policies in order to reduce risk factors and eliminate variations in care

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