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HCS/446
FACILITY PLANNING
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HCS 446 Week 1 ToolWire® MedSpace® Exploration
Access ToolWire® MedSpace® through the link in your student materials section within the classroom.
Complete the worksheet provided. The worksheet will provide you with instructions and prompts for the following:

  • Accessing ToolWire® MedSpace®

  • Exploring ToolWire® MedSpace®

  • Sending Your Project via Email


Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
Note: ToolWire® MedSpace® works best in Google Chrome. Students are encouraged to review the Instructions tab located on the home page of the MedSpace® program. The Instructions tab contains may useful video tutorials.
ToolWire® MedSpace® Exploration
 
Part 1: Accessing ToolWire® MedSpace®
Access ToolWire® MedSpace® using the link on your student materials section. MedSpace® works best when using the web browser Google Chrome.


Select the Click Here to Start Lab Access link. The ToolWire® MedSpace® program will load after this selection.
Part 2: Exploring ToolWire® MedSpace®
Click Design Templates in the first pop-up window.

Choose
a template provided in the pop-up window and then select Create.
· Ambulatory Care Clinic
· Clinic within a Hospital
· Family Clinic
· Outpatient Clinic
· Long Term Care Facility
· If you want to choose a blank template, then select Create New Design at the top of the pop-up window.
 
 

Explore
the program using the menus provided on the top and left-hand side.
Select the Catalog option from the menu on the left-hand side of the program.
 
Use the Catalog to complete the following chart.



 



3.     A new window will open with “Email a Friend”.
a.     Click on the URL, it will open in a new window.
 
       

b.     In the separate tab, you will need to copy the URL provided and paste at the bottom of this assignment.
       

 
Design URL: _____________________________________________________________________
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit the work you have completed in this worksheet. Your grade is composed of this worksheet and the copied Design URL above.
 
HCS 446 Week 1 Facility Design Process
After working in facility design for many years, you have become well-known in the industry. Your manager has asked you to create a short handout that new employees can refer to as they receive training through the company. This handout should walk new employees through the process of facility planning.
Create a 350- to 700-word handout that summarizes the process of addressing facility planning needs. Include the following in your handout:

  • Describe the steps of facility planning.

  • Explain the importance of pre-design planning.

  • Explain the rationale (or decision process) when determining whether to renovate or replace a health care facility.


Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
HCS 446 Week 2 Facility Design Overview
Create a 700- to 1,050-word visual timeline that represents the evolution of health care facility design since the 1930s. Include the following in your timeline:

  • Differentiate the types of health care facilities.

  • Describe the role of stakeholders (staff, donors, and consumers) in facility planning and development.


Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
HCS 446 Week 2 Facility Selection and Research
Select a facility to use in your final project. The following represent design options available in MedSpace®:

  • Ambulatory care clinic

  • Clinic within a hospital

  • Family clinic

  • Outpatient clinic

  • Long-term care facility

  • Blank design


Note: If a Blank Design is selected, student is responsible for emailing the faculty member for approval for selected facility prior to submitting assignment.
Research the facility.
Write a 350- to 700-word summary that includes the following:

  • Describe the facility and its purpose in the health care industry.

  • Identify the populations that use the facilities.

  • Identify key characteristics of the facility.

  • Explain why you have selected this type of facility.


Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.
Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
HCS 446 Week 2 ToolWire® MedSpace® Facility Design Practice
Access ToolWire® MedSpace® through the link in your student materials section within the classroom.
Complete the worksheet provided. The worksheet will provide you with instructions and prompts for the following:

  • Accessing ToolWire® MedSpace®

  • Practicing Facility Design in ToolWire® MedSpace®

  • Sending Your Project via Email


Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
ToolWire® MedSpace® Facility Design Practice
 
Part 1: Accessing ToolWire® MedSpace®
Access ToolWire® MedSpace® using the link on your student materials section. MedSpace® works best when using Google Chrome web browser.
Select the Click Here to Start Lab Access link. The ToolWire® MedSpace® program will load after this selection.


 
Part 2: Practicing Facility Design in ToolWire® MedSpace®
1. Hover your cursor over Design Templates.

  • Select Ambulatory Care Clinic




2. Create a half wall similar to the illustration below.

  • Select the “draw wall by center line” or “draw wall by inner line” option in the top toolbar.





  • Add to the wall to the south exterior wall, and extend the wall until you have reached the length similar to the illustration. Left click on the wall you just drew, and right click to determine what side you want the wall to be on. Right click again to complete your wall.



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3. Delete the door in the first room on the north side of the facility. Click on the door and select the trash can on the bottom toolbar.

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4. Add a wall opening between the first two rooms on the north side of the facility that resembles the illustration.


5. Demolish wall in the room on the southeast side of the facility.

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6. Change the floors to Mahogany Parquet. 

  • Click on the large area on the west side of the facility, and use the menu box on the left hand side to select Style. Select the Parquet menu and locate the Mahogany Parquet option. Hover your cursor over the picture of the Mahogany Parquet, and click on the plus sign that appears.



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  • After you have selected the Mahogany Parquet, your floor plan will automatically go into 3-D view. Select the Full Screen (Tab) option in the box in the top right corner to exit the 3-D view.



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7. Change the flooring in each room to Hazelnut Parquet. Again, use the menu box on the left hand side to select Style. Select the Parquet menu and locate the Hazelnut Parquet option. Hover your cursor over the picture of the Hazelnut Parquet, and click on the plus sign that appears.


 
8. Add the following items to your facility. Follow the facility pictured below.

  • Catalog à Furniture à 2- Art of Care Spanned Lobby Seating (northwest wall and west wall)

  • Catalog à Furniture à Art of Care Occasional Tables (northwest wall between the Lobby Seating)

  • Catalog à Carpets à Snowy Area Rug (northwest room)

  • Catalog à Office à Neda Cherry Desk with Cherry Chair_600 (southwest wall)

  • Catalog à Trees and Plants à Indoor Plants à Philodendron (northwest wall and southwest area)

  • Catalog à Beds à Clinton 8870 Family Practice Exam Table to rooms indicated in drawing

  • Catalog à Furniture à 2- Art of Care Spanned Lobby Seating (southeast room)

  • Catalog à Furniture à 2- Art of Care Occasional Tables (southeast room)

  • Catalog à Appliances à 2- Selectivend Combo Snack and Drink Vending Machine (southeast room)

  • Catalog à Tress and Plants à Spider Indoor Plant (southeast room)

  • Catalog à Bathroom à 2- Patient Care Module (southeast rooms)

  • Catalog à Office à 2- Oreo 4- Four-Drawer Office Storage (south-central rooms)

  • Catalog à Office à 2- Bookshelf (south-central rooms)


 



*These images represent your final facility. Continue to Part 3.
 
 
Part 3: Copying Your Design URL
In order to submit your design to your instructor, you will need to complete the following steps:
1.     Click on the “Share” icon on the top right side of the toolbar.
a.     If you have not saved your design, you will be prompted to do so.


Option 1:
2.     A new window will open with “Email a Friend”.
a.     Right-click on the URL under the title of your design.
b.     Click Copy Link Address
c.     Paste at the bottom of this assignment.
 


 
Option 2:
3.     A new window will open with “Email a Friend”.
a.     Click on the URL, it will open in a new window.
 
       

b.     In the separate tab, you will need to copy the URL provided and paste at the bottom of this assignment.
 
 
       

 
 
HCS 446 Week 3 Bariatric Unit Facility Planning
Imagine that you work with a team of hospital facility designers. An investor has asked your team to design a bariatric unit for the local hospital. As you and your team start to work, you find that the standards for developing a bariatric unit are not as well defined as other units. Your team has several opinions for what this unit may look like and would like to work individually at first to develop more options.
Part 1: Individual Work
Research bariatric units and designing bariatric units in a hospital setting.
Based on your research, create an ideal bariatric facility using ToolWire® MedSpace®. Save your design for use in Part 2 of this assignment.
Part 2: Team Work
Create a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that showcases your team's facility to the investors. Include the following: 

  • Analyze essential environmental elements considered when designing a bariatric facility.

  • Differentiate the facility equipment and technology use within a bariatric facility.

  • Analyze the use of community demographics and accessibility within facility planning for bariatric facilities.

  • Explain the importance of creating a facility based on the needs of a patient.

  • Include each team member's ideal bariatric facility in the presentation.


*With faculty approval, students may complete a brochure or a handout.
Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. Include a title page, detailed speaker notes, and a reference page.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
HCS 446 Week 3 Facility Planning-Floor Plan: Part 1
Health care facilities are unique and have clearly defined characteristics based on the needs of the facility or population being served. Poor design may lead to staff, visitor, or patient stress. In large facilities, inability to find a department may lead to frustrations and disorientation for older patients. Poor layout may also lead to staff inefficiencies or fines because of failure to meet regulatory requirements.
Part 1
Using ToolWire® MedSpace®, create a floor plan of the facility that you selected in the Week Two Facility Selection and Research assignment. You will add to your floor plan each week. The final floor plan is due in Week Five.
Include the following environmental design elements:
Structure:

  • Walls

  • Doors

  • Hallways

  • Waiting areas

  • Other related structural components


Areas:

  • Customer service and amenities


    • Reception desk, bathroom, shower, vending machine, etc.


  • Patient consultation areas

  • Clinical support areas


    • Nurses station, charting areas, etc.


  • Administrative offices

  • Building support


    • Laundry, generator facilities, housekeeping, etc.


  • Diagnostic and treatment space equipment and location

  • Mechanical equipment


    • Space for laboratory equipment, radiology equipment, gases like oxygen, and suctions



Save your design after it is completed.
Email the design to your instructor.
 
Part 2
Write a 350- to 700-word summary that includes the following:

  • Describe what steps you will take to complete your floor plan.

  • During your previous experience with ToolWire® MedSpace® in Week One and Week Two, describe successes or failures you may experience while building this floor plan.

  • Describe what you hope to learn while designing this facility.


Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.
Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
HCS 446 Week 4 Budget and Project Management/Implementation Planning
Your investor was intrigued by each of your team's bariatric facility designs. The investor has asked that you provide them with your budget and Gantt chart for them to review.
As a team, select one of the bariatric facilities that were created in the Week Three learning team assignment.
Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes discussing the budget and implementation of your facility. Include the following in your presentation:

  • Describe the selected facility.


    • Explain how the five project management process groups would be applied to the planning, design, and construction of the project.


  • Detail the steps in an implementation plan (Gantt chart) for your bariatric facility based on the five project management process groups.


    • Include references and research to support your implementation plan.


  • Evaluate budget planning and cost estimates for the bariatric facility you created based on the detailed implementation plan you created.


    • Include references and research to support your budget and cost estimates.



Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Format your presentation according to APA guidelines. Include a title page, detailed speaker notes, and a references page.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
HCS 446 Week 4 Signature Assignment: Facility Planning-Floor Plan: Part 2
As you continue to build your final facility, the legal team has provided you with considerations for researching legal and regulatory requirements that may affect the facility planning process.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that includes the following:

  • Analyze local, state, and federal legal and regulatory requirements for your selected facility.  

  • Evaluate the impact of legal and regulatory requirements on the development of organizational health care policies related to facility design for your selected facility.

  • Evaluate accountability and liability implications for individuals and organizations within facility design for your selected facility.

  • Analyze legal versus ethical considerations related to facility design for your selected facility.


Cite at least 3 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
HCS 446 Week 4 Facility Planning-Floor Plan: Part 3
Part 1
Continue to add to your floor plan started in Week Three.
Equipment

  • All equipment that should be considered for use by the patient, staff, and families.


Regulatory

  • Color and noise elements

  • Regulatory elements, such as Occupational Safety & Health Administration and ADA guidelines.


Save your design after it is completed.
Email the design to your instructor.
 
Part 2
Write a 260- to 350-word summary that includes the following:

  • Describe the considerations you made when deciding which equipment you would add to your floor plan.

  • Describe the regulatory additions to your floor plan.

  • Identify equipment you would have liked to add to your floor plan that was not available in the ToolWire® MedSpace® program.


Cite a minimum of 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
HCS 446 Week 5 Environmental Impact
As a team, select a health care facility. Research the standard operating procedures for waste management, fire and safety, and disaster management for your selected facility.
Select 1 area below to use in your outline:

  • Hazardous waste management

  • Fire and safety management

  • Disaster management

  • Security management

  • ADA guidelines


Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word outline for one of the selected issues in renovation or new planning of a health care facility. Include the following in your outline:

  • Explain the standard operating procedures for your selected issue.

  • Explain the local, state, and federal legal and regulatory requirements. Consider the following agencies:


    • Occupational Safety & Health Administration

    • Joint Commission of the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

    • Your state's health planning and development agency

    • Department of Health & Human Services

    • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments and other agencies as applicable to facility planning


  • Identify issues to be considered when meeting the International Building Code for your selected facility.

  • Describe measurements that may need to be done in advance of the new plan or renovation.

  • List the stakeholders that may play a role in your development of the facility.


Cite at least 3 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
HCS 446 Week 5 Facility Planning-Floor Plan: Part 4
Part 1
Continue to add to your floor plan started in Week Three and added to in Week Four.
Other elements

  • IT equipment

  • Creative healing environmental ideas


Save your design when it is completed.
Email the design to your instructor.
 
Part 2
Write a 350- to 700-word summary that includes the following:

  • Analyze future trends in technology, equipment, and design of the health care facility you designed.

  • Describe your process for designing your facility.

  • Discuss any recommendations or suggestions for completing your floor plan differently.


    • Describe successes experienced while designing your facility.

    • Describe failures experienced while designing your facility.

    • Describe what you would do differently to address your failures.


  • Imagine this facility was a renovation of an existing structure and describe what you would have done differently while building your facility.

  • Describe what you have learned from designing this facility.


Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
 
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