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Training Name: Critical Access Hospital Basic Training (CAH)

Activity Code: 0CMSCAHBasic_CEU_ONL

Training Description: Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) are required to comply with the Federal requirements set forth in the Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) in order to receive Medicare or Medicaid payment. The goal of a CAH survey is to determine if the CAH complies with CoPs at 42 CFR 485, Subpart F.

Therefore, to ensure beneficiaries receive quality care and services, the Critical Access Hospitals Basic Training Online Course is designed to increase surveyor proficiency in the CAH survey process.

The estimated course completion time for this training is 24 hours.

If you have any questions regarding course related content, please direct all correspondence to CAHSCG@cms.hhs.gov.

Prerequisites:

  1. Principles of Documentation for Long Term Care OR Principles of Documentation for Non-Long Term Care OR Principles of Documentation for Non-Long Term Care
  2. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations Simulation
  3. Survey & Certification Policy Memo Navigation Simulation
  4. State Operations Manual Navigation Simulation
  5. Introduction to Surveying for Non-Long Term Care OR BHFS—Basic Health Facility Surveyor—Introduction to Surveying for Long Term Care (includes Resident Assessment Instrument Minimum Data Set 3.0)
  6. Basic Writing Skills for Survey Staff
  7. Foundational Investigative Skills
  8. Hospital Basic Training Part 1 OR Hospital Basic: Part 1 (Blackboard) OR CMS Basic Hospital Via Attestation - Prior to LMS set up in 2002 OR CMS Basic Hospital Surveyor Training Course OR Live Webinar Basic Hospital April 2013
  9. Hospital Basic Training Part 2 OR Hospital Basic: Part 2 (Blackboard) OR CMS Basic Hospital Via Attestation - Prior to LMS set up in 2002 OR CMS Basic Hospital Surveyor Training Course OR Live Webinar Basic Hospital April 2013

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