Facility Planning –
This course will introduce students to the legal and regulatory challenges of facility planning and development. Students will analyze facility designs, discuss future health care consumer utilization trends, as well as examine the regulatory compliance requirements.
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Advisor.
- Discuss the historical overview of health care facility design.
- Identify the various types of health care facilities.
- Describe the role of stakeholders in facility planning and development.
- Summarize the process of the planning needs of facilities.
- Analyze community use and accessibility.
- Determine facility equipment and technological needs.
- Give examples of environmental design elements.
Legal and Regulatory Issues
- Examine local, state, and federal legal and regulatory requirements.
- Develop a plan for waste management, fire and safety, and disaster management.
- Identify the steps in an implementation plan.
- Examine budget planning and cost estimates.
- Predict future technology trends.
- Describe cultural and generational needs and demands.
- Discuss global health care facility design and its implications.
- Give examples of possible personnel issues.
- The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.
- While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
- Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.