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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
Hybrid Operating Room Design—Best Practices for Safety, Flexibility and Improved Outcomes Webinar $0.00
Transforming the In-patient Experience: Modular and Other Design Strategies Every Hospital Should Consider Webinar June 27, 2013 $0.00
Undertaking Health System Facility Assessments Webinar June 27, 2013 $0.00
Try it Before You Buy it: The Role of Simulation and Modeling in Evidence-Based Healthcare Design Webinar August 22, 2013 $65.00
A Preview of Healthcare Design’s Cancer Center Trends Report Webinar March 21, 2013 $65.00
Mitigate Falls Risk in Hospitals - Evidence-based Design Recommendations Webinar September 19, 2013 $65.00
EDAC – Beyond the Evidence Webinar January 29, 2015 $65.00
Evidence for Evidence-Based Design Webinar
Life Indoors—The Design of the Built Environment’s Impact on Health and Wellbeing Webinar February 12, 2015 $65.00
The Future of Primary Care in the First LEED Platinum Community Health Cente Webinar February 26, 2015 $65.00
How to Create and Use an Indoor Nature Room to Reduce Stress and Improve Positive Emotions Among Individuals with Dementia Webinar August 16, 2018 $0.00
Use of Lean in Emergency Department Planning and Design Webinar April 10, 2014 $65.00
Playgrounds to Patient Rooms: Flooring and Patient Safety Webinar March 12, 2015 $65.00
"Tools You Can Use: How Can You Track Safety and Mitigate Risk Through Design" Webinar March 19, 2015 $65.00
Clinical Evidence for the Use of Copper Touch Surfaces in Healthcare Webinar September 19, 2013 $65.00
Five Years of Use: Interior Environment Review of an Acute Care Hospital Webinar April 25, 2013 $0.00
Designing the Future of Integrated Behavioral Health Webinar August 28, 2014 $65.00
Using Data to Drive Environmental Performance Webinar $0.00
Applying Neuroscience to Healthcare Lighting Design: Opportunities and Cautions Webinar April 9, 2015 $65.00
Design Research and Behavioral Health Facilities Webinar September 4, 2014 $65.00
Acoustical Basics for Design Professionals Webinar $0.00
Does Privacy Trump Visibility? Examining an Iconic Hospital's Radial Nursing Unit Webinar $0.00
Healthcare Design In Support of the Military Health System’s Transformation to a Patient Centered Medical Home Model of Care Webinar June 25, 2015 $65.00
The Design Impact of the New Bed Tower on Patients and Staff at Central Washington Hospital Webinar January 30, 2014 $65.00
Healthcare Design Education Day Webinar September 25, 2012 $0.00
Designing a New Ambulatory Care: Model A Case Study Look at Ambulatory Design Trends featuring UW Health - Yahara Clinic Webinar February 27, 2014 $65.00
The Design & Construction Process of a NICU: Nurse Leader's Role in Creating a Positive Patient Environment Webinar August 20, 2015 $65.00
EBD JOURNAL CLUB: The Role of Facility Design in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infection: Interventions, Conclusion, and Research Needs Webinar April 23, 2014 $65.00
Applied Research in Focus: Insight from a Pre/Post Occupancy Evaluation Webinar September 24, 2015 $65.00
The Nature of Healthcare Transformation in North America Webinar October 1, 2015 $65.00

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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