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On-Demand Educational Webinars
Apr 1, 2020
Speaker: Dennis Ford Texas Children's Hospital created a pressure dependent spaces program that includes adoption of a national standard, a comprehensive master list of pressure dependent spaces, a plan to monitor these spaces, policies to manage repurposing of these spaces, and training of staff.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Apr 1, 2020
Speakers: Bob Bedard, Gordon Burrill, Eileen Clarkson Health care facilities-acquired infections (HAIs) have become a key focus for many health care organizations and regulatory authorities. Often, HAIs are caused by pathogens deposited during construction that occurred years or even decades ago and are raised during renovation and maintenance activities. Implementing innovative construction techniques during new construction can significantly reduce and potentially eliminate these legacy HAIs.  
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Apr 1, 2020
Speakers: Tim Peglow, Pamela Redden, Richard Rucksdashel, Jayson Casallo This presentation addresses the facility implications in planning for infection transmission prevention, recommendations for developing an infection prevention team, and insights from project leaders.  
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Apr 1, 2020
Identify the risks in health care settings and how to reduce them by applying fundamental facility design principles related to biocontainment.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 22, 2019
Speaker: Tatiana Guimaraes Learn how to identify the urgent need to challenge existing design practices and how designers accommodate this continuous change through flexibility and vision. This presentation highlights four different case studies that defy the current surgery design model.  
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Aug 22, 2019
Speakers: Erica Larson and John Ryan Learn about the significant need for mental health services and facilities, the hurdles of navigating a specific legislative process, and the shifts in design for today’s non-institutionalized psychiatric settings.  
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Aug 22, 2019
Speakers: Rebecca Lewis, Scott Miller, Jennifer Aliber, and Peter L. Bardwell This forum reviews recurring code issues, explores case studies, and discusses improvements to the codes that regulate the programming and planning of hospitals and health care facilities.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 22, 2019
The purpose of the AIA/AAH PDC Planning + Design Student Challenge is to produce a compelling design-to-budget proposal with teammates drawn from a hat. This roundtable discussion with student faculty advisors covers team development and collaboration, and the issues and lessons addressed are not unlike those encountered by teams in real life.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 16, 2019
Speakers: Walt Vernon and Jason D’Antona This session discusses how the evolution of demand factors for health care facility electrical systems have become irrelevant to today‘s health care facilities field.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 16, 2019
Speakers: Damon Greeley, Thomas Gormley, Troy Markel, Jennifer Wagner
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Cathleen Lange, Paula Wright, Teresa Wilson, Shawn Seaman, and Alison Faecher Discover the story, process, and solutions architects and health care leaders take to eliminate health care-associated infections.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
Recorded October 27, 2016 Speakers: Joe Fiorito, Caterpillar Inc., Electric Power Division, Rental Manager; Ben Thomas, Caterpillar Inc., Electric Power Division, North American Product Support Manager A well-designed emergency power system is a quality asset to health care facilities by providing uninterrupted patient care and comfort during routine power outages, as well as through unplanned outages. This webinar will cover disaster preparedness, contingency and emergency response plans, and emergency system maintenance considerations.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Speakers: Dennis Ford, Mike Mango and Tyler Greenwood The Joint Commission is focusing on the certification process for pharmacy sterile compounding clean rooms in 2018-2019 surveys. The Central Division of Atrium Health was surveyed in 2018 and conducted a multidisciplinary review of requirements, roles, and responsibilities around clean rooms. This session presents a resulting road map to developing a program for continual certification.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
Monday, July 15, 2019 Speakers: Fran Charney and Mike Zorich ASHE and ASHRM have developed tools and resources to help members understand and implement USP <800> standards. The session covers physical environment compliance with the chapter and introduces a new ASHE monograph and ASHRM checklist (both available here), which will teach and guide readers through changes needed to keep patients, staff and visitors safe.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Tim Adams, Sue Andersen, Kathy Tolomeo, David M. Sine, Kathryn Petrovic The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as well as the Joint Commission and other accrediting organizations are placing an increased emphasis on assessing risks and providing a physical environment consistent with the identified risks. This session focuses on the process of risk assessment and mitigation of behavioral health patient safety physical risks.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Kirsten Waltz and Rebecca Lewis Learn about the flexible requirements and how to address a variety of projects types, from small clinics or doctor’s offices to tenant improvements in larger buildings to large medical office buildings with multiple clinical services.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Bryan Langlands and Kevin Matuszewski Review revisions to the 2018 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, focusing on the sections that address exam/treatment, procedure, operating, and imaging rooms.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Dana Swenson, Wade Rudolph and Doug Erickson Learn about how key factors that influenced changes across the 2018 documents, including the decision to separate hospital and outpatient facilities, to better address the unique requirements for these facility types.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 14, 2019
Speaker: Lennon Peake and Rebecca Morgenstern This session will detail the requirements of the NFPA 101-2012: Life Safety Code® and 2015 International Building Code for locking arrangements and the differences between the requirements contained in the two documents. The session will also discuss in detail the advantages, disadvantages, and appropriateness of the different types of locking arrangements as well as the most common design/installation mistakes associated with each type of arrangement.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Jul 30, 2018
Barrier Management Symposium Video Series Fire and smoke barrier systems are designed to be used for horizontal evacuations in health care facilities. To work properly, the fire and smoke barriers need to be continuous. Yet fire and smoke barrier penetrations are a major source of physical environment citations from the Joint Commission.