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    EBD Journal Club
    December 2013 EBD Journal Club
    Lorenz, S. G. & Dreher, H. M. (2011). Hospital room design and health outcomes of the aging adult. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 4(2), 23-35.
    EBD Journal Club
    September 2013 EBD Journal Club
    Bosch, S.J., Bledsoe, T., & Jenzarli, A. (2012). Staff perceptions before and after adding single family rooms in the NICU. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 5(4), 64-75.
    EBD Journal Club
    June 2013 EBD Journal Club

    Zborowsky, T., Bunker-Hellmich, L., Morelli, A., & O'Neill, M. (2010). Centralized vs. decentralized nursing stations: Effects on nurses' functional use of space and work environment. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 3(4), 19-42.

    May 2013 Webinar
    For the 2014 cycle of the Facility Guidelines Institute's health care design guidelines, a brand new volume is being developed for residential and senior living facilities; entitled the Guidelines for Residential Care Facilities: Design & Construction of Health, Care, and Support Facilities. This guideline includes nursing homes, hospice, assisted living, independent living, adult day care, and wellness/diagnostic facilities. The vetted approach to the guidelines is to provide design information, as well as parameters for Authorities Having Jurisdiction to evaluate and incorporate culture change and resident-centered approaches to the residential-based care. 
    March 2013 Webinar
    This webinar explores how to: become familiar with research that goes beyond the subjective evaluation of color, learn how lighting and color work together to enhance or create disharmony in the healthcare setting, gain confidence in applying color and see “best practice” examples of new projects, and learn about the aging eye and how this can impact safety.