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HCS 446 Week 1 Facility Planning –
Facility Selection: Part 1

Research health care facilities in your area that are either new
or are being renovated. Your research will help you select your project focus.
You will use this facility in future assignments throughout the course. Your
selections are limited to


  • an
    ambulatory care clinic

  • a clinic
    within a hospital, such as an emergency room, surgical center, or an OB
    unit

  • a family
    clinic

  • an
    outpatient clinic

  • a long-term
    care facility



Choose one of the facilities from your research.

AccessToolWire® MedSpace®, through the link on your
student website, and choose the corresponding facility template. This will be
used for all of your facility planning assignments.

Click on File Save, or click the Save icon.
You will then be prompted to create an account.

Create your account and give your design a title and
description.

Click on Copy URL.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you
describe your selected facility. Include the following elements in your paper:


  • Description
    of the facility you have selected

  • Community or
    facility need for the building or renovation

  • Type of
    population you are serving

  • URL of your
    design (at this point, it will only show the template you have chosen)



Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.



NOTE:You
can access the link for MedSpace by clicking on thePractice/Simulation/Homework/Gametab next to theInstructions tab.

 

 

HCS 446 Week 1 Facility Planning –
Facility Selection: Part 2

Complete your paper as instructed in Part 1, and submit the
document as Part 2. 

 

 

HCS 446 Week 2 Environmental Impact
Outline

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


  • Hazardous
    waste management

  • Fire and
    safety management

  • Disaster
    management

  • Security
    management

  • ADA
    guidelines


    • Note. Each Learning Team is assigned a different area
      so there is no duplication. The outline is used in the final presentation
      in Week Five.




Include the following information
in your outline:


  • Write an
    overview of your assigned environmental impact issue.

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


    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration

    • Joint Commission of the Accreditation of Healthcare
      Organizations

    • Your state’s health planning and development agency

    • Department of Health and Human Services

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


  • Is there a
    Certificate of Need (CON) program for your state? If so, explain the
    program. If there is not a CON for your state, was there one in the past
    and when was it eliminated?

  • What are
    issues to consider when meeting the International Building Code for a
    facility?

  • What measurements
    may be done in advance of the new plan or renovation?

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



Format your outline consistent
with APA guidelines.

 

 

HCS 446 Week 3 Facility Planning –
Considerations

Reference:Week One MedSpace® template you chose

 Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that includes
the following elements:


  • Regulatory
    requirements and their effect on the design and equipment

  • Color
    selection implications and noise issues

  • List of the
    type of equipment needed

  • Electronic
    items needed

  • Examination
    of budget planning and cost estimates

  • Description
    of the role of stakeholders in facility planning and development

  • Gantt chart
    that details an implementation plan



Format your paper consistent
with APA guidelines.



NOTE: You
can access the link for MedSpace using the Facility Planning - Facility
Selection: Part 1 assignment.

 





HCS 446 Week 3 Team Summary

Review the
objectives from Week Three and discuss additional insights and questions that
may have arisen.

Write a
350- to 700-word summary of your discussion.

 

 

HCS 446 Week 4 Facility Planning –
Final Floor Plan: Part 1

Read the following information:

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.

Completea floor plan of the facility that you
selected in Week One. Indicate if this will be a new facility or the renovation
of an existing structure. If it is a new or existing structure, also explain
why the renovation or new facility is needed.

Open the template you chose from week one in
MedSpace®. From that point, you will be able to modify the template and add the
information listed below.

Using your MedSpace® template, focus on the
following environmental design elements:


  • The health
    care structure such as walls, doors, hallways, waiting areas, and related
    structural components

  • Diagnostic
    and treatment space equipment and location

  • Customer
    service and amenities, such as the reception desk, bathroom, shower, vending
    machine, and so forth

  • Clinical
    support areas, such as nurse's station, charting areas, and so forth

  • Physician or
    dentist office space for patient consultation

  • Administrative
    offices

  • Building
    support, such as laundry, generator facilities, housekeeping, and so forth

  • Mechanical
    equipment, such as space for laboratory equipment, radiology equipment,
    gases such as oxygen, and suctions

  • Color and
    noise elements

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

  • Other
    elements such as IT or creative healing environmental ideas



Save your design once it is completed.

Copy the URL by clicking on Share Copy URL
Copy URL.

Write a 350- to 700-word summary that includes the
following information:


  • Reason you
    selected the floor plan you designed

  • Any
    recommendations or suggestions for completing your floor plan
    differently--what would you do differently next time?

  • Something
    that you learned from doing this process and completing your own floor
    plan

  • URL for your
    completed floor plan



Format your summary consistent with APA guidelines.



NOTE: You
can access the link for MedSpace by clicking on the Practice/Simulation/Homework/Game tab next to the Instructions tab.

 

 

HCS 446 Week 4 Facility Planning –
Final Floor Plan: Part 2

Complete your paper as instructed in Part 1, and submit the
document as Part 2. 

 

 

HCS 446 Week 4 Team Summary

Review the
objectives from Week Four and discuss additional insights and questions that
may have arisen.

Write a
350- to 700-word summary of your discussion.

 

 

HCS 446 Week 5 Environmental Impact
Presentation

Develop a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with 12 to15 slides and detailed
speaker’s notes.

Include the following
information in your presentation:


  • Overview of
    the environmental impact issue

  • The current
    issues with your environmental impact situation

  • Ways to
    improve the environmental impact and possible suggestions or solutions



Format your slides consistent with APA guidelines.
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