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Continuing Education


Webinars

Title Publication Date
The Spaces In-between: Changing Policy by Design October, 2019
Lighting Design for Behavioral Health Environments October, 2019
Positive Correlations Between the Patient Experience and Facility Design: Learning from Research and The Field October, 2019
The OHSU Rood Family Pavilion: Serving Patients and Families in Difficult Times September, 2019
Taking Modular Interiors to Another Level: The Polyclinic Medical Office Building Case Study September, 2019
Healthcare Design: Update on Current Events August, 2019
The Incredible Shrinking Hospital: Down-sizing Plus-sized Medical Facilities August, 2019
Behavioral Health Crisis Stabilization Unit: A Solution to an Overcrowded ED July, 2019
Comprehensive Test Methods for Products in Behavioral Health Environments at the Design in Mental Health Network July, 2019
VA Healing Environments and Research: Connection, Reflection, Introspection, Trust and Acceptance July, 2019
Safety for All: Keeping Patients and Staff Safe in Behavioral Health Environments June, 2019
Realizing the Benefits of a Human-Centered Approach in Behavioral Health June, 2019
Reducing Patient Falls: Top Five Physical Design Factors Warranting Attention June, 2019
Surfaces Matter: Evidence Based Strategies for Safe & Sustainable Lifecycle Performance for Patient & Staff Use Environments June, 2019
Turning Renovation into Transformation May, 2019
Patient Experience: The "X" Factor of Design May, 2019
Automating Safety: How Design Research Can Reveal Solutions for Safe Environments April, 2019
Improving the User Experience: Moving Procedures Off-Site April, 2019
Don’t Get Bugged: Designing for Modern Infectious Diseases March, 2019
Positive Impacts of a Hospital Garden on Patients, Families and Nurses March, 2019
Research Corner: Ask the Author - The Impact of Visibility on Teamwork, Collaborative Communication, and Security in Emergency Departments: An Exploratory Study February, 2019
Healthy Community Design and Inner-City Revitalization: The Parramore Story February, 2019
Post-Acute Environments – What’s Wrong With Them? February, 2019
Research Corner: Ask the Author - Comparing the Effectiveness of Four Different Design Media in Communicating Desired Performance Outcomes With Clinical End Users December, 2018
A Culture of Health: Let’s Redefine What Health Is January, 2019
Designing a Brand Through Art and Architecture: A Tale of Two Hospitals January, 2019
Well-Connected: Optimizing the Outpatient Environment December, 2018
Behavioral Health Behind Closed Doors December, 2018
Safe Emergency Departments through Innovative Design, Technologies and Staffing Considerations December, 2018
Behavioral Health Care Integration: IP, OP, and ED December, 2018
Title Format Date(s) Offered Cost
Meeting New Water Quality Mandates in Health-Care Settings September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018 $0.00
MetronCon19 Expo & Conference August 8, 2019 to August 9, 2019
Research in Practice: Lesson 1 Article $0.00
HEALTHCARE DESIGN Magazine Article $0.00
Health Environments Research & Design (HERD) Journal Article $228.00
Furniture Design Features & Healthcare Outcomes Article $0.00
Research Design Connections: Selected EDAC Articles Article $99.00
NeoCon 2014 Conference June 9, 2014 to June 11, 2014
Patient-Centered Design Innovation Summit Conference April 6, 2017 to April 9, 2017 $750.00
EDRA 2016 Conference Conference May 18, 2016 to May 21, 2016
NeoCon Convention 2016 Conference June 13, 2016 to June 15, 2016
Reaping the Returns for Investing in Sustainable Environment of Care, Design and Operations Conference October 8, 2013
Patient-Centered Design Innovation Summit 2018 Conference October 6, 2018 to October 8, 2018 $599.00
Doctoral Work and Dissertations Course
Access to Nature: Planning Outdoor Spaces for Aging DVD $49.50
Safe and Useable Outdoor Spaces for Older Adults DVD $49.50
Improving Outdoor Access for Older Adults DVD $49.50
EBD Journal Club: Risk Assessment as Standard Work in Design EBD Journal Club February 17, 2016 $0.00
EBD Journal Club: Restorative Design Features for Hospital Staff Break Areas: A Multi-Method Study EBD Journal Club April 20, 2016 $0.00
EBD JOURNAL CLUB: An empirical examination of the impacts of decentralized nursing unit design EBD Journal Club September 2, 2015 $0.00
The Impact of Aging on the Built Environment Lecture/Education Session November 9, 2017
Code, Cost & Comfort - Navigating New Models for Senior Living Lecture/Education Session November 9, 2017
Applying Artwork to Enhance Healing along the Continuum of Care: A Review of Research Lecture/Educational Program May 2, 2017
Design Factors to Minimize the Risk of Water Borne Nosocomial Infections Lecture/Educational Session December 1, 2015 $0.00
Exam Experiences Reimagined: Designing for Mutual Participation Lecture/Educational Session January 16, 2017 $0.00
Baby Boomers have arrived! Now how do we design for them: Demystifying Evidence-based Design Lecture/Educational Session January 15, 2014 $0.00
Lean Design: The new paradigm in Healthcare Prototyping, Planning and Simulation Lecture/Educational Session September 20, 2012 $0.00
The Healing Power of Touch Lecture/Educational Session March 3, 2016 $0.00
Using Human Factors to Design Reliable and Resilient Healthcare Environments Lecture/Educational Session May 19, 2017 $85.00
De-Mystifying Evidence-Based Design: Art in Healthcare Environments Lecture/Educational Session March 5, 2013 $0.00

Maintaining Certification

Have you moved or changed employers?

You must notify EDAC at edac@healthdesign.org so that your renewal notifications are sent to your current email and mailing addresses.

After successfully passing the EDAC exam and earning your EDAC credential, you will need to complete six hours of approved continuing education units (CEUs) and pay a renewal fee every two years to maintain your EDAC status. ​


The Center is one of several organizations that offers the approved courses you’ll need to sharpen your skills and stay EDAC-certified. From infection prevention to health-promoting soundscapes and much more, the courses listed below will introduce you to a variety of evidence-based design tools, trends, and concepts to support your continuing education in this vital field.

Certified individuals can download the EDAC Renewal Checklist here.

Instructors and presenters can fill out the Program Submission form here.



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