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: Introduction to Surveying for Non-Long Term Care (BHFS-NLTC)

Activity Code: 0CMSNLTC_IntroToSurvey

Training Description: This course introduces federal and state surveyors to the basic terminology and processes associated with surveying non-long term care facilities. The course also introduces the surveyor to the observation, investigative, and interview skills used throughout the survey process. In addition, it includes examples of documentation for several non-Long Term Care (non-LTC) survey types, including Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC), End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) facilities, Home Health Agencies (HHAs), and other non-LTC survey processes. By the end of the course, you will be able to identify the key components of the survey process.

Prerequisites: None

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