Atrial Fibrillation Accreditation Training

This online workshop is designed to assist facilities in their preparation for Atrial Fibrillation v3 Accreditation. Attendees will learn about the challenges and successes that other facilities have experienced as they go through the accreditation process. This training was previously provided as an in-person workshop. Beginning in 2018, accreditation training will be delivered as an online workshop in webinar format.

Register Now For First Quarter 2018 Training Dates.

Atrial Fibrillation Online Workshops
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Thursday, January 25, 2018
10am - 1pm EST (Day 1)
10am - 1pm EST (Day 2)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018
10am - 1pm EST (Day 1)
10am - 1pm EST (Day 2)
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Thursday, March 22, 2018
10am - 1pm EST (Day 1)
10am - 1pm EST (Day 2)


Facilities that have purchased Atrial Fibrillation Accreditation Services are eligible to attend one online Atrial Fibrillation Accreditation workshop at no charge. ACC reserves the right to change the date and time of any online workshop and is not liable for any expenses incurred by the registrants due to such changes. If any changes are made, all registrants will be informed.

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