Cardiac Cath Lab Workshops

This interactive, classroom-style workshop is designed to assist facilities in their preparation for Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation. Attendees will meet several members of the ACC accreditation team and learn from the challenges and successes that other facilities have experienced as they go through the accreditation process.

Register to attend a workshop @ ACC Accreditation Services Marketplace

October 24, 2017
9am - 1:00pm Red Rock Resort
Las Vegas, NV
December 7, 2017 9am - 5pm ACC Accreditation Services Offices
Dublin, OH

Cardiac Cath Lab v1 Accreditation Course Outline

Learning Objectives

  • Explain step-by-step how to apply for accreditation, access the online documents, and complete the application process
  • Examine the six key areas in which a facility must demonstrate expertise and validate completion of all mandatory items
  • Gain an understanding of the science of process improvement as a continuous learning and building strategy leading to improved patient care and outcomes for cath lab patients
  • Learn about the pathophysiology, assessment, treatment, management, and current guideline recommendations for the care of the cath lab patient
  • Develop an understanding of quality assessment process improvement (QAPI) initiatives that result in improvement in the care and safety of the cardiac cath lab patient utilizing measures derived from the NCDR Cath/PCI Executive Summary Metrics report
  • Integrate continuous process improvement in all aspects the cath lab patient care
  • Standardize the assessment processes for patients before undergoing a heart catheterization to ensure quality and patient safety are first and foremost
  • Learn about the care coordination in the procedure room for sedation, infection control, radiation safety and universal protocol and time out procedures

Other Topics Covered

  • How to access and navigate the resources within the CCL Tool
  • How CCL Accreditation can impact your Value-based Purchasing score
  • How to incorporate the appropriate hand-off procedures into your cath recovery process, access site management and monitoring, and tracking complications
  • How to improve physician-to-patient and family communication, and discharge instructions and patient information for follow-up

Transportation and Hotel

Dublin Workshops

We suggest the following hotels for those attending workshops that are scheduled at our offices in Dublin, Ohio.

Embassy Suites
Columbus - Dublin

5100 Upper Metro Pl
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 790-9000

Crowne Plaza
Columbus - Dublin

600 Metro Pl N 
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 764-2200

Hilton Garden Inn

500 Metro Place North
Dublin, OH 43017