MON-A06: Healing Time and Space In Between: An Interdisciplinary Look at Nature in Hospitals

Start Date
10/22/2018
End Date
10/22/2018
Description
The health care industry is the latest to understand how investment in connecting people with nature is a powerful way to reinvent itself. This session looks at how interior/exterior landscapes and other strategies for engaging nature achieve qualitative goals in better patient, family, and staff experiences and quantitatively improve patient outcomes.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Healthcare & Therapeutic Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify different disciplines' perspectives on nature and healing in the designed environment. 2. Analyze the potential of spaces within therapeutic environments that could better convey nature. 3. Understand the research of the healing power of nature, what is known and not known. 4. Describe how research can inform design.
Instructors
Mark Klopfer, ASLA, AIA; Rosalyn Cama; Virginia Gehshan, FSEGD; Ellen Taylor, AIA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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