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FreeStanding ED Cardiac Care Certification Training

To meet the needs of facility representatives, certification training is provided routinely throughout the year. Each training event includes step-by-step guidance to help certification coordinators learn to navigate effectively through the certification program and related online tool. Unless noted, this training is delivered as an online workshop in webinar format.

FreeStanding ED Certification Training Schedule

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Friday, June 22, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 1)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 2)
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Friday, July 20, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 1)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 2)
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Friday, August 24, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 1)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 2)
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Friday, September 21, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 1)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 2)
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Friday, October 26, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 1)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 2)
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Friday, November 16, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 1)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 2)
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 1)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST (Day 2)

Facilities that have purchased FreeStanding ED Cardiac Care Certification are eligible to attend one online FreeStanding ED Cardiac Care Certification workshop at no charge. ACC reserves the right to change the date and time of any online workshop and is not liable for any expenses incurred by the registrants due to such changes. If any changes are made, all registrants will be informed.

What’s Covered?

This workshop is for healthcare professionals who intend to take their facility through the FreeStanding ED Cardiac Care certification process.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this workshop the participant will be able to:

  • Verbalize the expectations of the certification process
  • Utilize the resources within the FSED v1 Certification tool
  • Access all resources available within the tool
  • Understand how to leverage data as a process improvement tool
  • Perform the baseline submission process
  • Enter patient level data into the Certification Conformance Database

Course Outline

Part I: The Background of FSED Cardiac Care Certification: Provide an overview of tool development, references and guidance statements.

Part II: FSED Cardiac Care Certification: Gain an understanding of the science of process improvement as a continuous learning and building strategy leading to improved patient care and outcomes for ACS/HF/and AF patients. Learn how these process improvement strategies will position your facility to meet future expectations in the new healthcare landscape.

Part III: The Application Process: How to Get Started – Learn step-by-step how to apply for certification, access the online documents, and complete the application process.

Part IV: Essential Components: Learn the six key areas in which a facility must demonstrate expertise. Learn about the pathophysiology, assessment, treatment, management, and current guideline recommendations for the care of the ACS/HF/AF patient.

Part V: Shared Practices: Best practices lead to better patient care processes and better outcomes, and attendees will be encouraged to share best practices, processes, and procedures related to the care of ACS/HF/AF patient.

Part VI: Calculated Measures: A number of measures automatically calculated from the Certification Conformance Database (CCD) patient level data. This allows your facility to immediately have a pulse on how you are conforming to the standards required for certification, and intervene where appropriate.

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