Managing Infection Prevention During the Construction & Operation of Health Care Facilities™
Proactively prevent infection in health care facilities during maintenance, renovation, and construction.
Designed for individuals directly involved in the construction, renovation, and operation of health care facilities, this program identifies the infection prevention issues that every contractor, facility manager, architect, and engineer must address on the job.
While working in a health care environment, you need to understand your unique role and be prepared to implement processes to protect patients, staff, and visitors from hospital-acquired infections. Through lectures, case study reviews, problem-solving exercises, and group discussions, you will become a more valuable member of the health care construction team.
Provided with this program:
- Two-day seminar
- On-site course materials
- Certificate of course completion
The registration fees are:
- ASHE Member: $625
- Additional ASHE Member: $550
- Nonmember: $775
- Additional Nonmember: $700
Seminar / Member Package (includes fee plus one year’s membership in ASHE):
Professional Active Member: (individuals directly employed by health care institutions [i.e., an organization that provides direct patient care] or hold a valid Certified Healthcare Facility Manager certification - $750 new member or renew membership
Associate Member: (individuals that provide professional, technical, or consulting services, not health care providers) - $800 new member or renew membership
- Contractors working in health care environments
- Health care facility managers
- Construction project managers
- Maintenance personnel
- Infection prevention professionals
- Create and maintain work areas that support the facility's infection prevention protocols in order to reduce transmission of hospital-acquired infections.
- Educate and train your team on infection prevention and best practices.
- Explain the importance of conducting an infection control risk assessment (ICRA) for every project.
- Explain the intent of the various compliance-, regulatory standard-, and guideline-setting agencies, including the Joint Commission, Facility Guidelines Institute, and Centers for Disease Control.
1.25 CEUs (equivalent to 12.5 contact hours)
Credit hours can be used toward the renewal of the Certified Health Care Facility Manager (CHFM) credential and the Certified Health Care Constructor (CHC) credential.
0.7 CEUs (equivalent to 7 contact hours) for one-day program or Pre-Conference Course
This program is sponsored by
Preconference program at the 55th ASHE Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition
*Dates and locations subject to change.
This course is also available as a hosted program.