Coffee N' Learn Session

  • March 08, 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • North Memorial Medical Center, Vance DeMong Auditorium

Coffee N’ Learn session

Sponsored by TCHEA and (vendor opportunity)

Date March 8, 2016

Time 8:30-Noon

Place North Memorial Medical Center, Vance DeMong Auditorium


Pete Jaroscak,

LSC Surveyor The Joint Commission   

Gary Hempeck

Director of Facilities and Life Safety Compliance-Hennepin County Medical Center

LSC Surveyor, The Joint Commission

Robert Imholte, President/Chief Manager, Fire Safety Resources, LLC     

“ Coffee N’ Learn”

0830-0900 Registration and coffee. Introductions and welcome Bob Johnson, North Memorial

0900-1015 “Whats Wrong With This Picture?”-Pete Jaroscak/Gary Hempeck-interactive discussion on actual observations (photos) made by LS surveyors. Audience participation and discussion. What Standard and EP is that written in? NFPA code reference? CMS COPS? What are the top 10 observations made by JC surveyors? What is CMS disparity?

1015-1030 Coffee break

1030-1130 Current Issues with Bob Imholte. 

Do you REALLY know your building construction type?

Your fire response plan vs. staff interviews during survey – do they match up? Interactive discussion of LSC requirements applicable to fire response plans using a hypothetical patient room fire scenario.

1130-1200 Q and A

Please RSVP to to ensure yourself a spot. You may submit individual questions or items for discussion ahead of time so we can discuss. Submit to Gary Hempeck at

ASHE CEU’s available

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