COVID-19 LTC Surveyor Training Available

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

CMS has made the COVID-19 LTC Surveyor Training available on the QSEP website. CMS provides this training description: “A brief training related to a focused COVID-19 survey for Nursing Homes surveyors. This is not mandatory, but is recommended for LTC surveyors.”   This is what you’ll see when you access this short cut hyperlink:

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Start the training session by viewing the Focused Survey for Nursing Homes video which is 16:50 minutes in length.  It’s a good overview of what to expect during such a survey.

You can also access the training via the QSEP – Quality, Safety & Education Portal.  If you travel this route, select the I’m a Provider button then select C on the alpha bar and scroll down to:

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Selecting the Non-LTC Surveyor Training shows these options:

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I have not completed this training yet, but I am working my way through it.  I encourage you/your team to do the same.  For more background information on the COVID-19 Focus Survey, check out my blogs:

Lastly, I encourage you to take advantage of 2 complimentary COVID-19 resources.