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EDAC Exam Prep Course





EVENT DESCRIPTION:

The evidence-based design accreditation and certification, EDAC, program was created to establish a definition and process for incorporating EBD into design. Today, EDAC is an internationally recognized program that awards certification to individuals who demonstrate an understanding of the application of EBD in the design, construction, renovation, expansion, and replacement of healthcare facilities through passing the examination. The goal of Evidence Based Design is to achieve the best possible patient, staff and operational outcomes by basing healthcare facility planning and design decisions on this evidence/research and measurements.By attending this study session, you will be ready to take the EDAC exam and get your Certification.

5-6pm cocktails & hors d’oeuvres
6-8pm prep course
*20 attendee cap*

Hosted by EDAC, Steelcase Health and IIDA.

Why Invest Your Time
There is growing research that shows that physical environment impacts patient stress, patient and staff safety, staff effectiveness and quality of care provided in hospitals and other healthcare settings.
The goal of Evidence Based Design is to achieve the best possible patient, staff and operational outcomes bybasing healthcare facility planning and design decisions on this evidence/research and measurements.

Training Objectives
By attending these study sessions, you will be ready to take the EDAC exam and get your Certification.

Who Should Attend?
Anyone that has direct responsibility for planning, designing, and constructing Healthcare buildings.
Healthcare planners, Architects, Interior Designers and other Designers
Engineering and Construction Professionals
Hospital Executives, Healthcare Providers and Management team of a healthcare organization involved in Design and Construction
Academics: Researchers and Students with interest in Healthcare
There are no prerequisites for sitting for the examination.

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Date: October 19, 2017 Venue: Steelcase WorkLife Center Showroom
Start: 5:00 PM Address: 1545 Peachtree Street Northeast #280
End: 8:00 PM   Atlanta, GA 30309
Cost: $$10 for members, $15 for non-members    


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