Course Description

This 6-hour educational session will explore current best work practices when conducting renovations and maintenance in health system facilities. The course is geared towards general and specialty contractors, facilities staff, facility directors, infection preventionists, and risk managers. Based on the 2015 APIC Manual, Infection Prevention Manual for Construction & Renovation, the curriculum will address:


  • The Changing Landscape of Health Systems and its Impact on Facilities and Infection Prevention
  • Risk Management/Liability Prevention Considerations
  • Pre-Construction Risk Assessment Procedures
  • Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA)
  • Establishing Proper Containment
  • Decontamination and Dust Control Procedures
  • Life Safety Measures
  • Emerging Design/Build Trends  and Technologies
  • Case Studies – Success Stories and Lessons Learned

Class Format

Focused on infection control risk assessment procedures, the training will include classroom learning, interactive group activities, video presentations, hands-on exercises, and case study reviews. Students will walk away with a clear understanding of current industry standards, codes and guidelines as well as a unique perspective on emerging industry trends. A certificate will be provided to each student upon successful completion of the course and examination.

Upcoming Courses

November 2, 2018
Rockville, MD