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Continuing Education


Title Publication Date
How Collaboration Leads to Integrated Healthcare Art Programs August, 2017
The Highly Reliable Hospital: Creating a Facility for a Highly Reliable Organization August, 2017
The Importance of Acoustics on Patient Care: A Case Study on The Lunder Building August, 2017
Healthcare Reform and Quality Care Improvement Update July, 2017
A Sneak Preview of the 2018 FGI Guidelines: Are you Ready for Change? June, 2017
Beyond Aging in Place: Opportunities and Innovative Solutions through Universal Design June, 2017
Test Your Code Knowledge June, 2017
Imagining a Hospital for the Future: Design Concepts and Operational Strategies for a Healthy Population May, 2017
The Changing Faces of Ambulatory Care Models May, 2017
Clean Flow: Fact or Fiction – Design Implications that Affect the Bottom Line April, 2017
Supporting Population Health: A Tool for Design April, 2017
To Age is Human: Universal Design Research and Trends March, 2017
Psychology in the Workplace: A Foundation for the Importance of Patient Experience March, 2017
Helping People Lead Healthy Lives February, 2017
Mental and Behavioral Health Facilities: Critical Design Issues February, 2017
The St. Francis Millennium Cancer Center: Design for a Healthy Clinical Workplace January, 2017
Practical Tips for Integrating EBD into the Traditional Design Process January, 2017
Innovative Hospitals Created by Architecture's Most Renowned Designers December, 2016
Storytelling in the Built Environment November, 2016
The Future is Now - Integrating Technology into the New Memory Care Design September, 2016
Evidence-based Design Tips for Art in Healthcare September, 2016
The Green Road Project: Healing Via Nature for Wounded Warriors September, 2016
Creating Safer Spaces in Healthcare: Impacts, performance, and outcomes of rubber flooring in healthcare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) September, 2016
Undercover Masterplan: Design as a Catalyst to Unite Two Hospital Systems September, 2016
Evaluating Design Mock-Ups to Enhance Quality and Patient Care August, 2016
High-Consequence Infectious Disease: 10 Ideas to Improve Safety in Patient Care June, 2016
Nurses as Leaders in Healthcare Design March, 2016
Applied Research in Focus: Insight from a Pre/Post Occupancy Evaluation September, 2015
Environmental Standards Council Series: The Case for Access to Nature in the 2014 Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities March, 2013
The Application of Color in Healthcare Setting March, 2013
Title Format Date(s) Offered Cost
Going Green vs. Going Clean: Infection Control vs. Sustainability in the Healthcare Environment Lecture/Educational Session April 22, 2016 $60.00
Designing for Translational Medicine Lecture/Educational Session May 3, 2016 $0.00
Flooring + Safety Lecture/Educational Session $0.00
Changing Light = Changing Lives: Optimizing Lighting to Support Health Lecture/Educational Session $0.00
Cure for the Common Code – 2014 Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities Lecture/Educational Session February 18, 2014
Healthcare: Time for Change Lecture/Educational Session $0.00
Changes to the 2014 Guidelines Part 1 - What You Need to Know Lecture/Educational Session September 18, 2013
Evidence-Based Practice: Application and Evaluation of an Evidence-Based Art Program Lecture/Educational Session
Designing for Wellness Lecture/Educational Session May 18, 2018 $75.00
The Landscape of Accountable Care: How a Patient Focus is Changing the Industry Lecture/Educational Session October 11, 2013
Why is Color so Important in Healthcare Design? An Examination of Our Decisions Lecture/Educational Session $0.00
Evidence Based Design Recommendations for Nursing Stations Lecture/Educational Session
The Correlation Between Adaptive Environments and Staff and Patient Satisfaction Lecture/Educational Session $0.00
Flooring + Acoustics Lecture/Educational Session August 9, 2016 $0.00
Merging the language of scientific research, design, and finance will transform the future capital investment decision-making in healthcare Lecture/Educational Session June 20, 2014
The Healing Power of Touch Lecture/Educational Session January 15, 2015 $0.00
Linking the Physical Environment With Health-Related Outcomes to Improve Hospital Performance Lecture/Educational Session March 22, 2012
Copper Touch Surfaces - Antimicrobial Benefits Lecture/Educational Session $0.00
What’s Your Equation for Successful Healthcare Solutions Lecture/Educational Session $0.00
Improving the Learning Environment: Flooring Selection Lecture/Educational Session $0.00
Connecting Care To Design - A Day Of Dialogue Lecture/Educational Session May 2, 2012 $0.00
Enhancing Safety Through Design Lecture/Educational Session $0.00
Finding Your Voice: Health Care Advocacy Through Evidence-Based Design Lecture/Educational Session
Healthcare Tipping Points: Past, Present, Future Lecture/Educational Session June 3, 2019 $70.00
EDRA 2015 Fall Symposium Lecture/Educational Session October 10, 2015
Patient Centered Design Innovation Summit Lecture/Educational Session September 27, 2015 to September 29, 2015
Quantifying Space - Overview of UCL Depthmap Lecture/Educational Session July 24, 2012 $0.00
Driving Value by Embracing Integrated Project Delivery Lecture/Educational Session April 17, 2014
Impact of Art on Emergency Department Waiting Experience Lecture/Educational Session or Online $0.00
Integrating Interior Design and Wayfinding Strategies: Enriching the Patient Experience in Pediatric Healthcare Online April 25, 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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