Chest Pain Center Accreditation Training

This online workshop is designed to assist facilities in their preparation for Chest Pain Center v6 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, most accreditation training will be delivered as an online workshop in webinar format unless noted as an in-person workshop.

Register Now For First Quarter 2018 Training Dates.

Chest Pain Center Online Workshops
Monday, January 22, 2018
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
10am - 1pm EST (Day 1)
10am - 1pm EST (Day 2)
Monday, February 26, 2018
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
10am - 1pm EST (Day 1)
10am - 1pm EST (Day 2)
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Register for March workshop.
8am - 5pm EST
Pre-NCDR, Orlando, Fla
(In-person workshop)


Facilities that have purchased Chest Pain Center Accreditation Services are eligible to attend one online Chest Pain Center 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

  • Understand the process of accreditation, including the 3 phases of accreditation; navigating the online platform; and data requirements
  • Examine the eight key areas in which a facility must demonstrate expertise and validate completion of all mandatory items
  • Examine the available resources within the CPC v6 Accreditation tool
  • Recognize the importance of a comprehensive and interdisciplinary team-based approach for ACS patients across the care continuum
  • Ensure that guideline-based treatment strategies and risk stratification methods are incorporated into practice
  • Apply process improvement principles to improve efficiency and patient outcomes for all ACS patients
  • Understand how CPC Accreditation impacts your operating margin by addressing MACRA and Value-based Purchasing payments
  • Discover how accreditation helps your hospital develop a strategic plan

Other Topics Covered

  • The science of process improvement as a continuous learning and building strategy leading to improved patient care and outcomes
  • The pathophysiology, assessment, treatment, management, and current guideline recommendations for the care of the ACS patient
  • Reviewers will share best practices, processes, and procedures related to the care of ACS patient
  • How to enter data into the Accreditation Conformance Database (ACD), understand the data, analyze the data, leverage your data, and turn your data into actionable results
  • How to implement the latest AHA/ACC guidelines and reduce variations in care
  • How to choose/use the appropriate level of stress testing in order to decrease time and cost
  • How to establish interdisciplinary team-based care to ensure all personnel and departments speak the same language and use the most updated policies in order to reduce risk factors and eliminate variations in care