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Continuing Education


Webinars

Title Publication Date
Healthcare Design In Support of the Military Health System’s Transformation to a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Model of Care June, 2015
Patient Perceptions of Hospital Cleanliness: More Than Just a “Nice to Have”. May, 2015
Applying Neuroscience to Healthcare Lighting Design: Opportunities and Cautions April, 2015
Playgrounds to Patient Rooms: Flooring and Patient Safety March, 2015
The Future of Primary Care in the First LEED Platinum Community Health Center February, 2015
Life Indoors—The Design of the Built Environment’s Impact on Health and Wellbeing February, 2015
EDAC - Beyond the evidence: The process change that will increase the likelihood of success in implementing EBD January, 2015
The Link Between Patient Satisfaction & Facility Design October, 2014
Evidence-Based Practice: Application and Evaluation of an Evidence-Based Art Program October, 2014
Healthy Soundscapes: Bridging the Gaps between Engineering, Architecture and Medicine September, 2014
Design Research and Behavioral Health Facilities September, 2014
Designing the Future of Integrated Behavioral Health August, 2014
The Wicked Problem of Waiting Rooms: It’s About People, Not Process July, 2014
Infection Prevention During Design & Construction of Health Care Facilities June, 2014
Curing the Noise Epidemic: How Loud is Your Design? May, 2014
Designing the Evidence-Based Hospital: Ways to Strengthen Inpatient Performance Through Facility Innovation April, 2014
Use of LEAN in Emergency Department Planning and Design April, 2014
Planning for the Evolution of Hospital Observation Units March, 2014
Designing a New Ambulatory Care Model: A Case Study Look at Ambulatory Design Trends Featuring UW Health – Yahara Clinic February, 2014
The Design Impact of the New Bed Tower on Patients and Staff at Central Washington Hospital January, 2014
The Evolution of Lighting October, 2013
Implementing LEAN strategies and the 8 steps of Evidence Based Design to increase caregiver efficiency at Central Washington Hospital October, 2013
Mitigate Falls Risk in Hospitals—Evidence-based Design Recommendations September, 2013
Try it Before You Buy it: The Role of Simulation and Modeling in Evidence-Based Healthcare Design August, 2013
New Rules for 21st Century Healthcare July, 2013
Taking the Pulse of Ambulatory Care Environments June, 2013
New Directions: 2014 Guidelines for Residential Care Facilities! May, 2013
Community Health Center Design: Perspectives, Strategies and Recommendations for Renovation and New Facility Construction April, 2013
Examining the Effects of Positive Distractions in Pediatric Environments: A Methodological Comparison of Two Studies May, 2013
Beyond the Building October, 2014
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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