FreeStanding ED Cardiac Care Training

This online workshop is designed to assist facilities in their preparation for FreeStanding ED Cardiac Care (FSED) Certification. Attendees will learn about the challenges and successes that other facilities have experienced as they go through the certification 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.

Contact Customer Care for additional information about the 2018 schedule.

Register Now For First Quarter 2018 Training Dates.

FreeStanding ED Cardiac Care Online Workshops
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Friday, February 23, 2018
10am - 1pm EST (Day 1)
10am - 1pm EST (Day 2)
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Friday, March 23, 2018
10am - 1pm EST (Day 1)
10am - 1pm EST (Day 2)


Facilities that have purchased FreeStanding ED Cardiac Care Certification Services are eligible to attend one online FSED Certification 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.

This webinar is for healthcare professionals who intend to take their facility through the FreeStanding ED Cardiac Care certification process.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this webinar the participant will be able to:

  • verbalize the expectations of the certification process
  • utilize the resources within the FSED v1 Certification tool
  • access all resources available within the tool
  • understand how to leverage data as a process improvement tool
  • perform the baseline submission process
  • enter patient level data into the ACD

Course Outline

Part I — The Background of FSED Cardiac Care Certification. Provide an overview of tool development, references and guidance statements.

Part II — FSED Cardiac Care Certification — Gain an understanding of the science of process improvement as a continuous learning and building strategy leading to improved patient care and outcomes for ACS/HF/and AF patients. Learn how these process improvement strategies will position your facility to meet future expectations in the new healthcare landscape.

Part III — The Application Process — How to Get Started — Learn step-by-step how to apply for certification, access the online documents, and complete the application process.

Part IV — Essential Components — Learn the six key areas in which a facility must demonstrate expertise. Learn about the pathophysiology, assessment, treatment, management, and current guideline recommendations for the care of the ACS/HF/AF patient.

Part V — Shared Practices — Best practices lead to better patient care processes and better outcomes, and attendees will be encouraged to share best practices, processes, and procedures related to the care of ACS/HF/AF patient.

Part VI — Calculated Measures — A number of measures automatically calculated from the Certification Conformance Database (CCD) patient level data. This allows your facility to immediately have a pulse on how you are conforming to the standards required for certification, and intervene where appropriate.