DateTue, Apr 04, 2023, 08:00 AM – Tue, Apr 04, 2023, 04:00 PM
This one-day workshop is designed to help you develop a basic working water management program for your facility or improve your current program. Using ASHE’s Water Management in Health Care Facilities as an outline, the workshop will address creating a water management team, the designing of, maintenance procedures for and monitoring strategies within a water system, and the development of standard operating procedures and emergency responses, and will also provide information on potential pathogens and response methods. This workshop identifies the different uses of water in health care and the related infection risks and standards. It will detail how to develop a water management program to not only meet the applicable standards but to help protect patients, visitors and staff from associated risks.
- Identify different types and uses of water in a health care facility.
- List the different waterborne pathogens and identify mitigation options for each.
- Develop best practices for water system maintenance management and the outline of a water management plan for your facility.
- Identify equipment and water uses that present a risk for infection in health care settings.
Heather Platt Gulledge, PE, CH, Senior Project Manager, Dewberry
This course offers 7 CECs. Credit hours can be used toward the renewal of the Certified Health Care Facility Manager (CHFM) credential and the Certified Health Care Constructor (CHC) credential.