2012 NFPA 99:  Self-Guided Online Courses

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    2012 NFPA 99 Health Care Facilities Code Online Training Series

     

    Get the NFPA 99 training you need -- in your own time frame -- with the interactive NFPA 99 Online Training Series.

    The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. The 2012 edition of the Code has been significantly revised from previous editions. Learn how the Code is organized, understand the application of the Code to existing facilities and systems, and identify the requirements for gas and vacuum as well as electrical systems through this NFPA® Online Training Series based on the 2012 edition of NFPA 99.

    Whether you're a health care facility manager, involved with medical gas and vacuum systems, or responsible for electrical systems, you'll find the NFPA 99 training you need for job success in a self-paced series developed by the Code experts. NFPA provides the industry's best training in a flexible, affordable, and relevant format.

    Based on the 2012 edition of NFPA 99, four modules help you identify specific requirements applicable to your work.

    First, take the General Requirements Online Training Course for a solid introduction into the scope and structure of NFPA 99. Then, choose from courses geared toward the specific responsibilities of facility managers, medical gas and vacuum system designers and engineers, and electrical system designers and engineers. All courses offer a rich, interactive training experience, with exercises and job aids that allow practice and reinforce learning, so you're ready to apply concepts on the job. Each one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion of the series you should be able to:

    • Describe the scope and structure of NFPA 99
    • Identify risk assessment requirements outlined in Chapter 4
    • Describe the application of NFPA 99requirements to existing facilities
    • Identify gas and vacuum system requirements outlined in Chapter 5
    • Describe the different branches of the Essential Electrical System

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with NFPA 99 compliance including:
    facility managers, engineers, designers, consultants, facility owners, and executive directors

    Continuing Education Credit:

    Complete this four-hour course series and qualify for 0.4 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.

  • General Requirements

    2012 NFPA 99 General Requirements

     

    See the big picture on the 2012 edition of NFPA 99 for health care facilities with the self-guided NFPA 99 General Requirements Online Training Course.

    The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. The 2012 edition of the Code has been significantly revised from previous editions. Gain essential job knowledge through this self-paced course in the NFPA 99 Online Training Series.

    Presented in a flexible and interactive format, the NFPA 99 General Requirements Online Training Course provides a solid overview of the Code's scope and structure, so you can navigate with ease. It's an ideal starting point for anyone who needs to access, understand, and apply provisions in the 2012 edition of NFPA 99.

    Facility managers will learn about how Code affects many of the systems in health care facilities. Designers and engineers for medical gas and vacuum systems and electrical systems will understand the basic application and arrangement of Code requirements, which is essential for designing safe, compliant systems. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Describe the scope and structure of NFPA 99
    • Identify risk assessment requirements outlined in Chapter 4
    • Identify gas and vacuum system requirements outlined in Chapter 5
    • Identify electrical system requirements outlined in Chapter 6
    • Identify IT and communications systems requirements outlined in Chapter 7
    • Identify plumbing system requirements outlined in Chapter 8
    • Identify HVAC systems requirements outlined in Chapter 9
    • Identify electrical equipment requirements outlined in Chapter 10
    • Identify gas equipment requirements outlined in Chapter 11
    • Identify emergency and security management requirements outlined in Chapters 12 and 13
    • Identify hyperbaric facilities requirements outlined in Chapter 14
    • Identify fire protection requirements outlined in Chapter 15

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with NFPA 99 compliance including:
    facility managers, engineers, designers, consultants, facility owners, and executive directors

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Completion of each individual one-hour course qualifies you 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.

  • Facility Managers

    2012 NFPA 99 for Facility Managers

     

    Learn how the 2012 edition of NFPA 99 applies to your existing health care facility with the self-guided NFPA 99 for Facility Managers Online Training Course.

    The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. The 2012 edition of the Code has been significantly revised from previous editions. Gain essential job knowledge through this self-paced course in the NFPA 99 Online Training Series.

    As a health care facility manager, you are responsible for compliance with NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. Make sure you can confidently identify the Code requirements that apply to your existing facilities and systems, with online Code training developed specifically for your area of authority and job function.

    NFPA®'s self-guided NFPA 99 for Facility Managers Online Training Course is geared to the unique needs and concerns of today's health care facility managers and directors. The flexible and interactive format lets you work at your own pace to gain familiarity with the risk-based 2012 edition of NFPA 99, its scope and structure, and the provisions you are expected to apply on the job. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Describe the scope and structure of NFPA 99
    • Describe the application of NFPA 99 requirements to existing facilities
    • Identify provisions in NFPA 99 that apply to existing facilities
    • Apply NFPA 99 provisions to meet requirements for existing facilities

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with NFPA 99 compliance including:
    facility managers, consultants, and facility owners

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Completion of each individual one-hour course qualifies you 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.

  • Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems

    2012 NFPA 99 Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems

     

    Design and install systems for safety and compliance with the 2012 edition of NFPA 99. Take the self-guided NFPA 99 Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems Online Training Course.

    The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. The 2012 edition of the Code has been significantly revised from previous editions. Gain essential job knowledge through this self-paced course in the NFPA 99 Online Training Series.

    Patient safety and care demand a clear understanding of medical gas and vacuum system compliance as covered in Chapter 5 in the 2012 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. That's why NFPA®'s Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems Online Training Course is an essential introduction or refresher for anyone responsible for system design or installation in any health care facility.

    Working at your own pace to review applicable requirements, you'll improve your ability ensure systems are in conformance to the Code and able to function as intended, without added risk to patients, staff, or the facility. A flexible, interactive format makes it easy to schedule training on your own time. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Identify gas and vacuum system requirements outlined in Chapter 5
    • Identify zone valve location requirements
    • Review requirements for installer testing and verification of gas and vacuum systems

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with medical gas and vacuum systems in health care facilities including:
    engineers, designers, and 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.

  • Electrical Systems for Health Care Facilities

    2012 NFPA 99 Electrical Systems for Health Care Facilities

     

    Learn how requirements in the 2012 edition of NFPA 99 provide safe electrical performance in health care facilities.

    The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. The 2012 edition of the Code has been significantly revised from previous editions. Gain essential job knowledge through this self-paced course in the NFPA 99 Online Training Series.

    Anyone who designs or installs electrical systems in health care facilities must correctly implement requirements from NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. Improve your understanding of this vital code with the NFPA 99 Electrical Systems for Health Care Facilities Online Training Course.

    This interactive program explains how the 2012 edition of NFPA 99 ensures reliable systems and provides for the safety of patients, staff, and facilities. Built around Chapter 6 in NFPA 99, it's an essential introduction or refresher for anyone responsible for electrical system design or installation in any health care facility. Working at your own pace, you'll improve your understanding of requirements governing the performance of all types of electrical systems in the health care environment. The flexible, interactive format makes it easy to schedule training on your own time. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Identify electrical system requirements outlined in Chapter 6
    • Describe the different branches of the Essential Electrical System

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with NFPA 99 compliance including:
    engineers, designers, and 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.

  • Online Training Demos

    View FREE interactive demonstrations of online training here.

  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training

    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 180 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 Training is non-refundable.

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    • For optimal online course performance, please use Internet Explorer® or Firefox® as your web browser. If you encounter any technical difficulty, check to make sure that cookies, javascript support and Adobe Flash are enabled.

     

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