Atrial Fibrillation Accreditation Workshops

ACC Accreditation Services offers educational workshops to help customers navigate the AF Accreditation process. Facility representatives learn by participating in an interactive classroom-style presentation. 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.

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AF v3
October 23, 2017
8am - 5:30pm Red Rock Resort
Las Vegas, NV
AF v3
December 14, 2017
9am - 5pm
ACC Accreditation Services Offices
Dublin, OH

Atrial Fibrillation v3 Accreditation Course Outline

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the background and current science of AF as it relates to assessment, treatment, and management of the AF patient
  • Explain step-by-step how to access and navigate the online documents, submit your baseline data, and successfully complete the application for AF Accreditation
  • Learn current research findings which include the prevalence and costs of AF, risk assessment tools, choice of treatment strategy, new medications, and new oral anticoagulants
  • Gain an understanding of the science of process improvement as a continuous learning and building strategy leading to improved patient care and outcomes for AF patients
  • Examine how process improvement strategies can help your facility build a roadmap for success
  • Review each item statement in the AF Accreditation tool, along with examples of supporting documentation that reviewers use to determine if criteria are met
  • Learn how to implement guideline-driven therapy to prevent failures in stroke prevention, rate-control, and rhythm-control
  • Learn how to implement Value-based Purchasing protocols which will reduce variations of care, ensure physician follow-up, and improvement patient satisfaction
  • Examine the eight key areas, called Essential Components, in which a facility must demonstrate expertise

Other Topics Covered

  • How AF accreditation can provide your facility with strategies to manage Transitions of Care designed to reduce readmissions
  • How to perform a gap analysis of the criteria to create a roadmap that determines what care processes need improvement to meet the needs of AF patients and thus lead to better clinical and performance outcomes
  • Reviewers will share best practices, processes, and procedures related to the care of AF patient

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


Columbus International Airport is located approximately 20 minutes away from Dublin, Ohio. Previous workshop attendees have told us they prefer to use Dublin Taxi: 614-222-2222 for ground transportation.