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The Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) mission is to improve both the quality of healthcare design and the design of healthy communities by developing, documenting, and disseminating knowledge; educating design practitioners and other related constituencies; advancing the practice of architecture; and affiliating and advocating with others that share these priorities.

Join us 12/04 for a Health Care 101 Webinar on Design and Implementation of Secure Exam Rooms in Emergency Departments

  • 1.  Join us 12/04 for a Health Care 101 Webinar on Design and Implementation of Secure Exam Rooms in Emergency Departments

    Posted 11-20-2018 08:21


    Description

    This presentation will guide participants step by step through the design process of a Psychiatric Unit and psychiatric safe Holding Rooms in an Emergency Department. With the patient experience at the forefront, and supported by data analytics, this webinar will navigate how to best choose the best location for a Psych Holding Unit in an Emergency Department and detail the necessary steps to ensure both patient and staff safety.


    Learning objectives

    After participating in this webinar attendees will be equipped to:

    1. Discuss the process of gathering, developing, categorizing, and analyzing information to: educate end users and support staff; inform programming and planning; and validate operational assumptions to better predict the outcome of design options.
    2. Recognize the design challenges in creating both a safe and comforting environment.
    3. Compare and contrast, through lessons learned, the do's and don'ts of designing this space type.
    4. Identify some of the tools used to better predict the success of design options.

    Presenter




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    Aurelie Josserand AIA
    SmithGroup
    Washington DC
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