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

DMEPOS Workshop


Upcoming Workshop Dates:

March 15, 2018
Cary, NC


March 27, 2018
Las Vegas, NV

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May 15, 2018
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 of 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.

Your Instructor(s):

Greg Stowell
Education & Consulting Manager

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

8:00am - 8:30am 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30am - 9:00am


9:00am - 10:00am  Pre-Survey Preparation
10:15am - 11:00am  On-Site Survey Process
11:00am - 12:00pm  Post-Survey Process
12:00pm - 1:00pm  Lunch Provided
1:00pm - 3:30pm  Understanding the Standards
3:30pm - 4:00pm  Q&A