ALERT! In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, CMS has released COVID-19 Focused Survey Protocol Training for Long Term Care and Non-Long Term Care.
Surveyors must be logged in to receive credit for completion. Public learners can access COVID-19 training via direct links below:

Long Term Care | Non-Long Term Care

Training Information

Training Offering Overview

Training Name: Immediate Jeopardy Basic Training (IJBT)

Activity Code: 0CMSIJBT_ONL

Training Description: The Immediate Jeopardy Basic Training introduces surveyors and non-surveyors to the revised Appendix Q–Core Guidelines to Determining Immediate Jeopardy. The Core Appendix Q focuses on the key components necessary to establish immediate jeopardy (IJ) under the regulations.

These key components are:

  • Noncompliance.
  • Serious injury, harm, impairment, or death that has occurred or is likely to occur.
  • Immediate need for action by the provider/supplier to prevent serious injury, harm, impairment, or death from occurring or recurring.


Prerequisites: None

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