E24 - Test Your Code Knowledge: Addressing Regulatory Compliance Issues
Using data from CMS and the Joint Commission regarding common findings in healthcare facilities, this interactive presentation will consist of questions regarding the applicable code requirements. Attendees will respond to each question using instant feedback polling devices. Based upon the responses and attendees’ knowledge of a specific issue, the presentation will delve into the issue in more detail or move on to another topic. Topics addressed include life safety assessments and inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire protection systems and features. Significant changes being considered by the NFPA Life Safety Technical Committee on Health Care Occupancies and CMS Regulatory changes that impact the environment for aging residents will also be highlighted.