CLSS Core Learning Online Training Series

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  • Description

    Know the code behind CMS compliance. Take the Certified Life Safety Specialist Core Learning Online Training Series -- including vital training on the 2012 edition of NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code®.

    A must for health care facility managers, this self-guided online training series helps you grasp key concepts in NFPA 101 as they relate to safety challenges in the health care environment. The training furthers your knowledge about the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code, and facilitates your understanding of CMS compliance as outlined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) adoption of this edition.

    CMS is surveying to the 2012 edition of NFPA 101, and this new training series covers some of the most important requirements facility managers need to interpret correctly to protect patients and staff. Work at your own pace to gain the type of critical knowledge needed for job success, and help prepare for accreditation programs such as the NFPA® Certified Life Safety Specialist (CLSS-HC) for Health Care Facility Managers program.

    Learn while you earn valuable CEUs. The CLSS Core Learning Online Training Series includes:

    • 2012 NFPA 101 for Health Care, General Requirements Online Course
    • 2012 NFPA 101 for Health Care, Egress Basics Online Course

    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 and distinguish occupancy classifications
    • Determine allowable construction types for specific health care occupancies
    • Determine hazards of contents, stories in height, and building construction types
    • 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 devices, 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.

    Complete this two-hour course series and qualify for 0.2 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.


    Group Training:
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  • Online Training Demos

    View FREE interactive demonstrations of online training here. Scroll down to the list of courses underneath each subject topic and you will see the words 'FREE DEMO' next to each course on the page which has them.

  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training


    • 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 365 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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  • Also in NFPA 101: Life Safety Code