2017 PDC Summit

1793 - The Joint Commission: Phase I Standards & Elements of Performance Review

Mar 14, 2017 4:10pm ‐ Mar 14, 2017 5:10pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $30.00

Description

Many changes have stemmed from the CMS adoption of the 2012 editions of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code and NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. Many of these changes are in the Standards and Elements of Performance (EP) the Joint Commission uses to survey health care organizations. This session will review some of the more significant environment of care and life safety changes, including new EPs and those that were modified. This session will also include a brief discussion of the Phase II project, and an opportunity to ask questions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss how the CMS adoption of the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 relate to Joint Commission EPs
  • Describe the intent behind some of the new EPs released in January 2017
  • Explain the intent behind EPs that were modified in the January 2017 release
  • Discuss the plan for additional and modified EPs (Phase II) and how those will be evaluated in 2017

Speaker(s):

  • George Mills, MBA, FASHE, CEM, CHFM, CHSP, Director, Department of Engineering, The Joint Commission

Credits

Credits: None available.

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