Understanding Joint Commission Life Safety Requirements - Recorded Webinar

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Format: Instant Access Recorded Webinar

CEUs: Based on 1 contact hour of training (see CEUs tab for details)

Course Description: This course provides an understanding of The Joint Commission and what specific areas fall within their jurisdiction. An overview of the requirements for fire and life safety is presented based on NFPA 101 ‘Life Safety Code’. This includes life safety design and building construction, means of egress including design of space, travel distance, egress illumination, and signage. Specific emphasis will be given to protection provided by door features, stairs, and other vertical openings as well as corridors, smoke barriers, fire alarm notification, and suppression of fires such as sprinkler systems and interior finishes.

Learning Objectives:
• Explain The Joint Commission and their jurisdiction
• Understand the life safety requirements of The Joint Commission based on NFPA 101
• Learn how to identify life safety deficiencies within hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and behavioral health care occupancies

Pamela Reno

Pamela Reno has more than 15 years experience in fire protection and life safety with specific emphasis in healthcare and commercial facilities. She has extensive experience developing fire protection and life safety design standards for healthcare facilities, developing fire evacuation plans, and providing onsite training for life safety procedures and emergency response. She holds an engineering degree and serves on several NFPA committees including NFPA 99 Health Care Facility Code, NFPA 101 Life Safety Code and NFPA 5000 Building Construction and Safety Code. Pamela is an active member of ASHE, SFPE and NFPA.

Continuing Education (see details under Certificate section below)

- International Code Council - ICC Approved for 0.1 CEU's

- NICET Continuing Professional Development

- Pennsylvania UCC Approved Continuing Education Provider

- Texas Commission on Fire Protection Continuing Education

Certificate of Completion:

  • Each participant registered, attending the full live training webinar or viewing the post-live recorded on-demand webinar will receive a Certificate of Completion (you must be registered under your name to receive a certificate, one certificate per registered participant). This certificate will include the participants name, training subject, date, number of training hours completed and the Fire Smarts name, address and phone number.
  • Certificates will comply with International Code Council (ICC) CEU requirements for ICC approved training courses. Fire Smarts is an approved training provider of the ICC. ICC CEU’s are assigned based on 0.1 CEU per training contact hour.
  • Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for CPD points required for NICET certification. This applies to the “Additional Education” section of NICET Policy #30 on Continuing Professional Development that allows for CPD points for education to advance, broaden and enhance technical knowledge and job skills.
  • Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for credit hours required for re-certification as part of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) program. Continuing education credit is determined as one credit per training contact hour.
  • Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for continuing education (CE) hours for Texas Commission on Fire Protection certifications. Fire Smarts is a continuing education source under "Nationally Recognized Training Providers”. Continuing education hours are determined as one CE hour per training contact hour.
 

Webinar Training

This webinar is presented online in a directing and discussion style of teaching. A clear and detailed presentation of the content is given with the aid of PowerPoint presentation slides. Participant questions are encouraged to facilitate understanding and practical application exercises will be given where applicable to the content.

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