NFPA 101: Life Safety Code for Health Care Series Online Training Series (2012)

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The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code®. This new six-part online training series lets you work at your own pace to learn how to keep your facility in compliance.

Developed expressly for the health care communities, the interactive new self-guided NFPA 101: Life Safety Code for Health Care Online Training Series provides convenient, online instruction on how to navigate and implement the 2012 edition of NFPA 101 -- now officially adopted by CMS. Health care facility managers, safety directors, AHJs, code consultants, and others will gain important knowledge about the changes and some of the newly introduced provisions in this edition of the Code.

NFPA® provides effective online training in a flexible, affordable, and relevant format. Developed by leading Code experts, six courses provide a dynamic learning experience that will help you succeed in ensuring your facility is meeting the standard of care required by the 2012 edition of NFPA 101. Interactive exercises and job aids impart information, allow practice, and reinforce learning once you've returned to the workplace. Each one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

Upon completion of the series you should be able to:

  • Explain the organization of the 2012 edition of NFPA 101 and key Code concepts
  • Describe Code applicability for new and existing occupancies
  • Define the three parts of means of egress
  • Identify and apply the requirements for fire barriers
  • Determine the appropriate occupant load factors based on various uses of a healthcare facility
  • Determine if the egress capacity is adequate for a given occupant load
  • Identify dead-end corridors and common path of travel and locate the occupancy specific limits
  • Identify various methods to regulate travel distance and explain which method applies to healthcare occupancies
  • Identify and apply the requirements for protection of vertical openings
  • Identify and apply the requirements for protection of hazardous areas
  • List building rehabilitation categories of work
  • Explain the sprinkler requirements for rehabilitation projects

 

Who Will Benefit:
Anyone concerned with life safety compliance for health care occupancies, including: 
facility managers, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), safety directors, engineers, architects, risk managers, and code consultants

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this six-hour course series and qualify for 0.6 CEUs.
Completion of each individual one-hour course qualifies you for 0.1 CEU. Upon successful completion of a course or the course series, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

Completion of modules 1-3 is recommended before moving on to modules 4-6.

NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® (2012) for Health Care General Requirements

 

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code. The General Requirements online course lets you work at your own pace to learn how to keep your facility in compliance.

The first essential course in the interactive new self-guided NFPA 101: Life Safety Code for Health Care Online Training Series focuses on the Code's general requirements related to hospitals and nursing homes. The General Requirements course provides a necessary overview for health care facility managers, safety directors, and anyone concerned with the changes and some of the newly introduced provisions in the 2012 edition of NFPA 101.

Working at your own pace, you'll learn about the Code's intent and organization, including how to navigate core chapters, occupancy classifications, and Annexes. Interactive exercises and job aids impart information, allow practice, and reinforce learning once you've returned to the workplace. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Explain the organization of the 2012 edition of NFPA 101 and key Code concepts
  • Describe Code applicability for new and existing occupancies
  • Define and distinguish occupancy classifications
  • Determine allowable construction types for specific health care occupancies
  • Determine hazards of contents, stories in height, and building construction types

 

Who Will Benefit:
Anyone concerned with life safety compliance for health care occupancies, including:
facility managers, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), safety directors, engineers, architects, risk managers, and code consultants

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

Completion of modules 1-3 is recommended before moving on to modules 4-6.

NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® (2012) for Health Care Egress Basics

 

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code.  The Egress Basics online course lets you work at your own pace to learn how to keep your facility in compliance.

Course two in the interactive new self-guided NFPA 101: Life Safety Code for Health Care Online Training Series delves into means of egress and fire barrier provisions for hospitals and nursing homes. The Egress Components course provides a necessary overview for health care facility managers, safety directors, and anyone concerned with the changes and some of the newly introduced provisions in the 2012 edition of NFPA 101.

Working online at a pace that's comfortable for you, you'll learn how the Code addresses means of egress, which provisions for fire barriers and fire doors and windows you must follow, how to apply provisions for stairs, and more. Interactive exercises and job aids impart information, allow practice, and reinforce learning. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Define the three parts of means of egress
  • Identify and apply the requirements for fire barriers
  • Determine requirements for separation and protection of exits
  • Identify allowable components of the means of egress in health care occupancies
  • Apply the correct health care-specific provisions for doors, including locking arrangements
  • Identify requirements for stairs, handrails and guards, smokeproof enclosures, horizontal exits, ramps, and exit passageways
  • Locate provisions for escalators, fire escape stairs, fire escape ladders, slide escapes, alternating tread devises, areas of refuge, and elevators

 

Who Will Benefit:
Anyone concerned with life safety compliance for health care occupancies, including:
facility managers, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), safety directors, engineers, architects, risk managers, and code consultants

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

Completion of modules 1-3 is recommended before moving on to modules 4-6.

NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® (2012) for Health Care Egress: Capacity, Number, and Visibility

 

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code. The Egress: Capacity, Number, and Visibility online course lets you work at your own pace to learn how to keep your facility in compliance.

The third course in the interactive new self-guided NFPA 101: Life Safety Code for Health Care Online Training Series teaches you how to determine occupant load factors in the health care environment. Online lessons in the Egress: Capacity, Number, and Visibility course deliver must-have training for health care facility managers, safety directors, and other professionals who want to learn about the changes and some of the newly introduced provisions in the 2012 edition of NFPA 101.

You'll learn the five steps for calculating capacity; how to determine if egress capacity is sufficient; and about requirements for lighting, illumination, and egress markings. Interactive exercises and job aids impart information, allow practice, and reinforce learning. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Determine appropriate occupant load factors based on various uses of a health care facility
  • Determine if the egress capacity is adequate for a given occupant load
  • Apply minimum width requirements and associated obstruction limitations
  • Apply general and occupancy-specific requirements for number of means of egresss
  • Determine requirements for illumination, emergency lighting, and egress markings

 

Who Will Benefit:
Anyone concerned with life safety compliance for health care occupancies, including:
facility managers, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), safety directors, engineers, architects, risk managers, and code consultants

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

Completion of modules 1-3 is recommended before moving on to modules 4-6.

NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® (2012) for Health Care Means of Egress and Special Health Care Egress Considerations

 

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code. The Means of Egress and Special Health Care Egress Considerations online course lets you work at your own pace to learn how to keep your facility in compliance.

Developed by Code experts, this self-guided course in the NFPA 101: Life Safety Code for Health Care Online Training Series clarifies and explains special considerations for egress in the health care environment. Online lessons in Means of Egress and Special Health Care Egress Considerations provides key training on the changes and new requirements included in the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code.

Working online at your own pace, you'll learn about egress arrangement and how to identify common paths of travel, which method to regulate travel distance applies to health care occupancies, how to apply concepts of accessible means of egress, and much more. Interactive exercises and job aids impart information, allow practice, and reinforce learning. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Identify dead-end corridors and common path of travel and locate the occupancy specific limits
  • Identify various methods to regulate travel distance and explain which method applies to health care occupancies
  • Determine remoteness of the means of egress
  • Apply concepts of accessible means of egress and areas of refuge
  • Determine special means of egress requirements in areas with high-hazard contents
  • Determine requirements for special structures and high-rise buildings
  • Identify and apply requirements for suites
  • Identify and apply provisions for exit discharge

 

Who Will Benefit:
Anyone concerned with life safety compliance for health care occupancies, including:
facility managers, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), safety directors, engineers, architects, risk managers, and code consultants

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

Completion of modules 1-3 is recommended before moving on to modules 4-6.

NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® (2012) for Health Care Features of Fire Protection

 

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code. The Features of Fire Protection online course lets you work at your own pace to learn how to keep your facility in compliance.

Another must-have course in the interactive new self-guided NFPA 101: Life Safety Code for Health Care Online Training Series, the Features of Fire Protection module focuses on requirements for protection in hospitals and nursing homes. The ability to correctly specify fire alarm and automatic sprinkler system requirements is vital for engineers, risk managers, and others concerned with learning about the new provisions in the 2012 edition of NFPA 101.

Working online at a pace that's comfortable for you, you'll learn how the Code addresses vertical openings and hazardous areas, the requirements for corridors and smoke barriers, and more. Interactive exercises and job aids impart information, allow practice, and reinforce learning once you've returned to the workplace. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Identify and apply the requirements for protection of vertical openings
  • Identify and apply the requirements for protection of hazardous areas
  • Specify fire protection system (e.g., fire alarm and sprinkler) requirements and the appropriate reference standards
  • Identify and apply the requirements for corridors
  • Identify and apply the requirements for smoke barriers

 

Who Will Benefit:
Anyone concerned with life safety compliance for health care occupancies, including:
facility managers, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), safety directors, engineers, architects, risk managers, and code consultants

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

Completion of modules 1-3 is recommended before moving on to modules 4-6.

NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® (2012) for Health Care Special Provisions and Operating Procedures

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code. The Special Provisions and Operating Procedures online course lets you work at your own pace to learn how to keep your facility in compliance.

Take the NFPA 101: Life Safety Code for Health Care Special Provisions and Operating Procedures training to learn how the 2012 Code addresses health care facility rehabilitation, and about occupancy-specific requirements for high-rises and special structures. This course also covers provisions for building services -- an essential subject area governed by the 2012 edition Life Safety Code.

Working online at a pace that's comfortable for you, you'll learn how about Code requirements for building rehabilitation projects, utilities, HVAC, elevators, escalators, laundry chutes, and more. Provisions for evacuation drills and staff training are also discussed. Interactive exercises and job aids impart information, allow practice, and reinforce learning once you've returned to the workplace. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • List building rehabilitation categories of work
  • Explain the sprinkler requirements for rehabilitation projects
  • Identify which Chapter 43 work categories apply to specific building rehabilitation projects
  • Apply the core chapters and the occupancy-specific requirements for special structures and high-rise buildings
  • Locate provisions for building services including utilities, HVAC, smoke control, elevators and escalators, and rubbish and laundry chutes
  • Locate requirements for operating features, including evacuation drills and staff training

 

Who Will Benefit:
Anyone concerned with life safety compliance for health care occupancies, including:
facility managers, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), safety directors, engineers, architects, risk managers, and code consultants

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

Completion of modules 1-3 is recommended before moving on to modules 4-6.

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Terms:

  • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
  • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 90 days.
  • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.
  • Online Learning is non-refundable.

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