AAH Live Course - Critical Care Design: The History and Future

When:  Dec 14, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM (ET)

Critical Care Design: The History and Future

Tuesday, December 14 | 2-3pm ET | Earn 1 AIA LU/HSW


Panel discussion led by Frank Zilm on the history and future of critical care unit design. Panelists include distinguished healthcare design professionals and professors as well as notable, credentialed Nightingale Professor of Nursing.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the medical evolution of critical care and the implication on patient and staff space needs.
  • Knowledge of historical initiatives to design hospital critical care units.
  • Familiarity with current issues affecting ICU design.
  • Ability to identify future needs and concepts that will affect design for critical care.
  • Understanding the research influencing ICU design.


Frank Zilm, D.Arch., FAIA, FACHA
Julie Fairman, RN, PhD, FAAN
Dr. Kirk Hamiliton, PhD, FAIA, FACHA, FCCM, EDAC
Jeanne Kisacky, PhD, M. Arch