E49 - Addressing Regulatory Compliance Issues
Using data from CMS and the Joint Commission regarding common findings in healthcare facilities, this interactive session will offer questions regarding the applicable code requirements. Participants will respond to each question, providing instant feedback. Based on their responses (indicating their knowledge of the specific issue), the presentation will move on to another topic or delve into the issue in more detail. Topics to be addressed include life safety assessments and inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire protection systems and features. The session will also highlight significant changes being considered by the NFPA Life Safety Technical Committee on Health Care Occupancies that impact the environments for aging residents.