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  • ​Renew Your Certification by January 31, 2017!

    Renewal invoices and forms will not be mailed this year.

    Recertification is a 2-step process: 
    1.Print and submit the Recertification Application by email, fax or mail. 
    2.Pay renewal fees online or by mail.*

    *When renewing by mail, please print and send your recertification application along with your check or credit card information.

    Please note our new address:

    ACHA Executive Office
     4400 College Blvd. Ste. 220
     Overland Park, KS 66211
     Phone: 913-222-8653
     Fax: 913-222-8606
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  • ​Patient Safety Fundamentals for Healthcare Architects–Part 2

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | 2pm–3pm ET | Earn 1.0 AIA LU/HSW

    Learn more and register

    Moderator: Brenna Costello, AIA, ACHA, EDAC
    Speaker: John Kreidich, AIA, CHC, LEED AP BD+C

    Regarding hospital patient safety, there are two areas of primary concern: life safety and environmental safety. In the session, we will discuss the role of the built environment in preventing HAIs and the design professionals' role in the ICRA process. We will examine infection control design considerations for standard Medical/Surgical patient rooms, Protective Environments, Airborne Infection Isolation rooms, and Surgeries.

    Learning Objectives
    During this webinar attendees will:

    1. Comprehend the role of the built environment in preventing HAIs.
    2. Understand the design professionals' role in the ICRA process.
    3. Utilize FGI Guidelines related to space considerations.
    4. Implement I.C. design considerations for:
      • Med-Surg patient rooms
      • Protective Environments (PE)
      • Airborne Infection Isolation (Aii) rooms
      • Surgical suites
    Learn more and register

  • ​Visit ACHA at Booth 619 at the PDC Summit in Orlando, FL from March 12-15, 2017!​ Clic​k here for Summit information.

    • ACHA will be announcing the 2017 Legacy Project Award winner at the PDC Summit on March 14, 2017. Don't miss it!
    • ACHA Exam Prep Seminar at the PDC Summit will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 9-10:30am at the Hilton Orlando. Clic​k here to register for the Exam Prep Seminar.

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