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Contemporary Health Care Facility Design




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Course level: Graduate

This course will provide students the opportunity to analyze and create plausible designs for a health care organization. Students will discuss current and future health care consumer utilization trends and environmental impacts, as well as examine the regulatory compliance requirements. Practical application of design and planning for a health care facility will be demonstrated.


This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Discuss the historical overview of health care facility design.
  • Describe various types of health care facilities.
  • Predict future facility trends.   

Week 2

  • Explain the process of identifying facility needs.
  • Determine community and accessibility needs.
  • Describe the use of evidence-based design in health care facility planning.

Week 3

  • Explain legal and regulatory requirements in facility design.
  • Explain applicable industry standards and certifications in facility design.

Week 4

  • Identify stakeholders in facility planning and development.
  • Determine planning needs and goals.
  • Discuss budget planning and cost estimates.

Week 5

  • Describe the steps in an implementation plan.
  • Identify possible project issues.
  • Determine ways to evaluate project success.

Week 6

  • Discuss sustainable health care facility design and its implications.


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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