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EDAC Exam Online Study Sessions

When: September 16, 2022
Time: 9:00am Pacific
Price: $120

Three One-Hour Online Sessions -- Sept 16, 23 & 30. Can't make them all? Recordings available after sessions.

Attendees will receive 7-day free access to the EDAC Exam prep videos following study sessions.



You can attend these exam prep sessions for FREE by:

  1. Registering for the EDAC exam before midnight, September 2
  2. Scheduling to take your EDAC exam between Oct. 1-20 (either online, or in person on Oct. 8 at HCD)
  3. Email a copy of your scheduled exam to edac@healthdesign.org 
  4. Those scheduled between Oct. 1-20 will also get two FREE 24hr webinar access passes.
  5. Total free EDAC Extras worth up to $395.


Join EDAC experts for comprehensive online study sessions to help you prepare to take the EDAC exam. The sessions provide general information about the types of questions on the exam, as well as an overview of the five domains included in the exam. In this three-part series, presenters will provide a detailed review of content from the each of the study guides and discuss key concepts that you need to know. Sample questions will be examined to assist you with selecting the best possible answer. Come prepared with your questions. The sessions will be presented as follows:

Sept 16, 2022: Study Guide 1 – An Introduction to Evidence-Based Design
Sept 23, 2022: Study Guide 2 – Research – Building the Evidence-Base
Sept 30, 2022: Study Guide 3 – Integrating Evidence-Based Design 



Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the composition of the EDAC exam and how to prepare for the exam. 

  • Review the steps of the evidence-based design process and the key concepts. 

  • Understand how the research process can be applied to healthcare environments. 

  • Learn how to integrate the EBD process as part of the typical design process



Presenting Faculty

Donna Deckard, BSN, MPA, EDAC
Director of Strategic Projects,
The Center for Health Design




Melissa Piatkowski, M.S., EDAC
Research Associate,
The Center for Health Design





John Kouletsis, AIA, EDAC
Healthcare Facilities Planning and Design Consultant