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To support infection control and clinical care teams and satisfy accreditation compliance requirements, facilities staff in hospitals operate and maintain a variety of critical and pressurized spaces. Unfortunately, the built environment may be having a negative impact on patient outcomes due to improper pressure relationships and infrequent
inspection, testing, and maintenance activities.
1. Review the various standard requirements for pressurized spaces for hospital facilities
2. Specify systems and equipment that support a monitoring plan for pressurized spaces.
3. Educate the hospital staff on how to create a pressurized spaces program.
4. Identify the available resources for hospital facilities engineers to develop a pressurized
ASHE, The American Society for Health Care Engineering of the American Hospital Association, has approved 1.0 contact hour (1.0 CEC) for this webinar.