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Security Design Guidelines for HCFs: 2020 Updates

Date: April 23, 2020

Time: 12:00PM - 01:00PM

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Violence against workers happens at far greater rates in the health care sector than it does in the private sector overall. From verbal abuse to physical assaults, health care workers face frequent threats to their safety as they care for patients. Designing security features into a new health care facility or renovated space from the beginning can improve safety and security, maximize utilization of human resources and lower operational costs. Patient and employee satisfaction is enhanced by good security designs. This webinar will provide an overview of the newly updated Security Design Guidelines for Health Care Facilities. The 2020 edition has updated material throughout and new subject matter has been added including ED-based behavioral health facilities, long-term care facilities, and standalone emergency, urgent care and surgical care facilities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe importandt security design elements to include in every project.
  • List important security design elements of Parking and the External Enviroment.
  • List important security design elements in ED-based behavioral.
Speaker(s):
  • Thomas Smith, CPP, CHPA, Vice-Chairperson, President, Healthcare Security Consultants, Inc.
Tags: Foundational