Training Helps Nursing Facilities Avoid of F689-Accidents Citations

Programs and Resources; Training; Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)

F689—Accidents remains one of the top three citations and CMS regulations require that nursing facilities be as free of accident hazards as possible.  AHCA offers affordable training titled Accidents – How to Stay Ahead of F689 and Keep Your Residents Safe that reviews the requirements covering accidents such as falls, physical plant risks, smoking and elopements. 

The one-hour course: 

  • Outlines the regulations related to supervision and prevention of accidents 
  • Provides resources for the development of policies necessary to remain compliant with the regulations 
  • Reviews real-life case studies with explanations for what facilities should do when similar events occur 

ahcancalED offers two course registration options:   

  1. Individual registration with 1 contact hour through Iowa Board of Nursing or 1.25 CEs through NAB is $40 for AHCA members and $80 for non-members. 

  2. One-year unlimited facility subscriptions without CEs cost $100 and are available to AHCA member facilities only. This option is ideal for group inservice trainings or multiple individual trainings for one full year.  

Members will need to login with their AHCA/NCAL usernames and passwords to register. For assistance obtaining usernames and passwords, members should e-mail​ with their name and facility contact information.