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Groupe Lacasse - Healthcare Furniture

Groupe Lacasse - Healthcare Furniture Solutions

Healthcare Casework: Options, Materials, and their Impact on Health Environment

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Groupe Lacasse - Healthcare Furniture Solutions

Time & Location

Aug 17, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT

Groupe Lacasse - Healthcare Furniture

About the Event

Healthcare Casework: Options, Materials, and their Impact on Health Environment

AIA Course Number 40108071001

IDCEC Course Number 104896

1 CEU

Course Description

  • This course will explore the options available for healthcare casework, including built in millwork, manufactured casework, and modular healthcare casework, and examine how those selections impact healthcare facility usage and long term flexibility.
  • We will explore and contrast options available in construction methods, substrates, finishes, surfaces, hardware, and installation, and how those decisions relate to health facility maintenance, infection control and patient well being.
  • This course will also outline various regulatory guidelines and their impact on healthcare casework specification and infection control.

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the range of solutions available for plastic laminate healthcare casework and how casework selection impacts the built healthcare environment.
  • To explore the options available in casework construction, materials, finishes, hardware and surfaces and to learn how those selections impact efforts to control infection and promote patient well-being.
  • To examine specific healthcare environments such as exam rooms, labs, and pharmacies to determine which types of casework materials and construction are best suited to the application.
  • To outline various regulations and guidelines and to apply those guidelines to healthcare casework selection and design.