Physical Environment Essentials for MTF Personnel - 2013

Course Length

3.5 Days

ID Number

Registration Fee

There is no registration fee charge for this course. You will, however, be responsible for your own TDY expenses, including the payment of your hotel bill when you checkout.
Register for the Physical Environment Essentials for MTF Personnel course

Due to the Fiscal Environment, this course has been suspended until further notice.


The purpose of this workshop is to provide the information and tools needed to promote compliance with the 2012 Joint Commission Physical Environment standards specific to:

  • Environment of Care: Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials and Waste, Fire Safety, Medical Equipment and Utilities
  • Emergency Management
  • Life Safety

Learning Objectives:  Participants will practice problem-solving through interactive discussions, in-class exercises, homework problems and a final group project. At the end of the 3.5-day course, participants will be able to:

  • Interpret and demonstrate compliance with the Joint Commission Physical Environment Standards.
  • Recognize and counteract the pitfalls of a non-compliant program.
  • Spell out best practices for managing the EOC, Life Safety and Emergency Management Programs
  • Identify the roles of each of the Environment of Care team members




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This course is not centrally funded. Students are responsible for their TDY expenses.