Environmental Impact Outline
Due Mar 14, 9:59 AM
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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
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 stateâ€™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..