Chest Pain Center Accreditation Workshops

This interactive, classroom-style workshop is designed to assist facilities in their preparation for Chest Pain Center Accreditation. Attendees will meet several members of the ACC accreditation review team and learn from the challenges and successes that other facilities have experienced as they go through the process.

Register to attend a workshop @ ACC Accreditation Services Marketplace

March 12-13, 2017
Day One: 8am - 5pm
Day Two: 8am - 12pm

Washington, D.C.
Online registration is now closed. Please contact us at to register for this workshop.

Rooms at Gaylord National Harbor are sold out. See other lodging options.

May 17-18, 2017
Day One: 9am - 5pm
Day Two: 9am - 3pm
ACC Accreditation Services Offices
Dublin, OH
June 21-22, 2017
Day One: 9am - 5pm
Day Two: 9am - 3pm
ACC Accreditation Services Offices
Dublin, OH

Course Outline

Learning Objectives

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

  • verbalize the expectations of the accreditation process
  • utilize the resources within the CPC v5 Accreditation tool
  • access the different resources offered by accreditation services
  • understand how to leverage data as a process improvement tool
  • choose a data entry option
  • perform the baseline submission process
  • enter patient level data into the ACD

Course Outline

Part I — The Background of Chest Pain Center accreditation. Provide an overview of tool development, references and guidance statements. Learn how CPC Accreditation can impact your Value-based Purchasing score.

Part II — Chest Pain Center Accreditation — 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 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 accreditation, access the online documents, and complete the application process.

Part IV — Essential Components — Learn the seven 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 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 patient.

Part VI — Calculated Measures — Over 40 measures automatically calculated from the Accreditation Database patient level data. This allows your facility to immediately have a pulse on how you are conforming to the standards required for accreditation, and intervene where appropriate.

Part VII — Data Analytic Dashboard — An optional feature that allows automated data extract/export into the "Accreditation Conformance Database" — no manual entry required. Facilities will have the ability to run customized analytics on the collected data and calculated measures. Generates actionable insights to improve patient outcomes and performance.

Available CME/CNEs

CME/CNEs will be offered. Please check back for the Physician and Nursing statements as well as the number of credits to be awarded for this workshop.

Transportation and Hotel

Dublin Workshops

We suggest the following hotels for those attending workshops that are scheduled at our offices in Dublin, Ohio.

Embassy Suites
Columbus - Dublin

5100 Upper Metro Pl
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 790-9000

Crowne Plaza
Columbus - Dublin

600 Metro Pl N 
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 764-2200

Hilton Garden Inn

500 Metro Place North
Dublin, OH 43017

Pre-NCDR.17 Workshop

The March 2017 workshop will take place prior to NCDR.17, which will be held at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center in Washington, DC. Please check back later for more information about hotel reservations.


Columbus International Airport is located approximately 20 minutes away from Dublin, Ohio. Previous workshop attendees have told us they prefer to use Dublin Taxi: 614-222-2222 for ground transportation.