News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 26, 2015

Contact: Deanna Martin
dmartin@aha.org
312-422-3819

New online learning program explores 2010 FGI Guidelines

CHICAGO – The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) has launched a new e-learning program on the 2010 FGI Guidelines. The program offers customized learning with more than 130 educational segments covering specific topics from the 2010 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities.

The 2010 FGI Guidelines E-Learning Program features:

  • Expert-led segments ranging from 5 to 25 minutes in length that will allow participants to customize an on-demand learning experience that best suits their situation, project, and needs
  • Opportunities to earn continuing education units upon completion of a self-assessment at the end of each segment
  • Material new in the 2010 edition on acoustics, patient handling and movement (PHAMA), patient safety, bariatric patient care, and cancer treatment
  • Minimum program, space, engineering, and design criteria for various health care projects

The Guidelines is currently adopted or referenced by more than 42 state departments of licensure or health.

ASHE and the Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) collaborated to create this e-learning program. Click here for more information about the program.

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About ASHE
ASHE is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association. More than 11,000 members count ASHE as a key source of professional development, industry information, and advocacy, including representation on key issues that affect their work in the physical health care environment. For more information about ASHE, contact 312-422-3800 or visit ashe.org.

About the FGI Guidelines
The Facility Guidelines Institute Guidelines for Design and Construction documents are updated through a multidisciplinary consensus process that includes public review and comment periods. For more information about the Guidelines, visit www.fgiguidelines.org.