Accreditation University workshops are specifically designed to prepare healthcare organizations for the initial or renewal accreditation process.


Upcoming Workshop Dates:

August 1, 2017

Cary, NC



DMEPOS workshops are designed to prepare healthcare providers for a successful renewal or initial accreditation survey through a comprehensive overview of the entire accreditation process. The one-day course is conducted with a personalized approach that delivers valuable insight for both attendees who are experienced in the accreditation process and those who are new to their accreditation responsibilities.

During the workshop, an AU Clinical Educator and Surveyor will provide participants with:

Hands-on training for using the take-home ACHC Accreditation Guide to Success workbook, a program-specific and comprehensive tool that offers guidance on the meanings
and requirements of each ACHC Accreditation Standard

Resources that contain audit tools and hints

How to prepare a Preliminary Evidence Report (PER)

How to create an effective Plan of Correction (POC)

Essential components for accreditation preparation

Best practices for a successful on-site survey

Each attendee will receive the ACHC Accreditation Guide to Success workbook for FREE, which will be used as the primary learning instrument during the course. This workbook serves as a valuable reference tool for achieving or maintaining accreditation.


Unless otherwise noted, workshops are held at ACHC’s Corporate Headquarters in Cary, NC
(a five-minute drive from Raleigh-Durham International airport - RDU).

Learning Objectives:

Understand Medicare DMEPOS requirements

Become familiar with the initial and renewal accreditation process

Detail the essential components of functional Performance Improvement (PI) and Compliance Programs

Learn how to prepare an organization for the accreditation survey

Establish expectations for survey day and strategies for survey success

Learn how to utilize the ACHC Accreditation Guide to Success workbook to ensure ongoing compliance

Intended Audience:

This workshop is ideal for Home/Durable Medical Equipment (HME)/Pharmacy providers who are preparing for initial or renewal accreditation and are responsible for policies and procedures and PI and Compliance Programs.

Workshop Agenda - (8:00am - 4:00pm)

8:00am - 8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

Pre-Survey Preparation

On-Site Survey Process

Post-Survey Process

Lunch Provided

Understanding the Standards


8:30am - 10:00am

10:15am - 11:00am

11:00am - Noon

Noon - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:00pm

DMEPOS Workshop


Your Instructor(s):

Greg Stowell

Education & Consulting Manager