[Free Webinar] Series: Mastering OR Renovations and New Builds
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April 2024
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Mastering OR Renovations and New Builds – Working with Your Team to Navigate Design Challenges and Achieve Superior Results

Preparing for an OR renovation or new build project? You may be asking yourself – where should I begin?

The OR Manager Construction-Renovation Webinar Series will serve as your blueprint to tackle the most daunting, but exciting projects in your career.  This webinar will answer some of your most pressing questions, including:

  • Who should be part of your project team and when should they be involved?
  • How do I make sure the design resolves my current issues?
  • How do you go about designing a new OR suite working within the square footage you have?
  • Do you need an infection control risk assessment?
  • How do I link in the AORN design and maintenance guidelines into my process?
  • What else do I need to know?

These are just some of the considerations to approaching an OR renovation or new build project. 

Join OR Manager in this 3-part complimentary webinar series as we explore real-world experiences and hear from professional experts to help you navigate your journey through design and beyond. Each session is approved for 1 CE contact hour.

  • Part 1 – Pre-Design and Schematic Design Planning PhaseThe focus will be on strategic planning, identifying project needs, ROI justification, due diligence, and team formation. In addition, we will explore the process for developing floor plans and translating the vision into a design concept. 
  • Part 2 – Detailed Design Development PhaseThe focus will be on the details and placement of specific items within each operating room – from medical equipment to furniture to information technology items to supplies. This phase will also detail the process improvement opportunity for front-line staff to become more involved on any pain points and workarounds.
  • Part 3 – Construction and Activation PhaseThe final session will explain your role during the construction phase and identify the required final activities prior to performing your first procedure. As a wrap up, details on the capital planning process will be shared along with best practices from the pre-design to construction phase linking in the AORN guidelines for design and maintenance of the surgical suite.

 Who should attend:

OR Managers, Directors, Executive Directors, C-Suite and other Perioperative Leadership.

Learning objectives: 

  • Recognize who should be part of your project team to give input on the design.
  • Understand the various phases of the design and construction process, your role in each, and how to maximize your opportunity for success.
  • Gain an understanding of the capital planning process and how the AORN guidelines for design and maintenance of the surgical suite should be linked into this process

Part 1 – Building the Blueprint: Where Do I Begin?
Thursday, March 28
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern

Join us for Part 1 of OR Manager’s Construction-Renovation webinar series as we delve into the foundational aspects of OR renovation and design planning starting with the pre-design and schematic design planning phase – Building the Blueprint: Where Do I Begin?

The pre-design and schematic design planning phase of an operating room renovation/construction project is critical for laying the groundwork for success. In this webinar, we will explore the strategic planning steps from establishing a comprehensive timeline, to ROI justification, to translating the vision into tangible design concepts. We will delve into the intricacies of crafting schematic designs with a specific focus on floor plans and room arrangements. Through case studies and best practices, attendees will gain insights into how to work with your design team in developing plans that meet the overarching vision of the project.

 

  • Understand the components of the pre-design and schematic design planning phase.
  • Gain knowledge on when to engage key stakeholders in the planning.
  • Understand the process that will allow you to translate the vision into a design concept.

Part 2 – Detailed Design Development Phase: It’s All in the Details – Optimizing Workflow and Staff Engagement

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 10
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern

Join us for Part 2 of OR Manager’s Construction-Renovation webinar series as we delve into the finer details of design plans to optimize efficiencies while engaging front line staff.

The detailed design development phase of operating room projects marks a pivotal stage where attention shifts to the precise placement of essential items, from medical equipment to furniture to information technology components and supplies. This webinar will explore the intricacies of orchestrating detailed design development in OR projects, emphasizing the importance of optimizing item placement to enhance workflow efficiency and patient care. Additionally, participants will discover how this phase presents an opportunity for frontline staff to actively engage in process improvement initiatives, identifying pain points and workarounds to streamline operations and elevate the quality of patient care.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the significance of detailed design development.
  • Discuss optimal equipment placement and workflow efficiency.
  • Empower frontline staff and engage them in the design process.

Part 3 – Construction and Activation Phase: Navigating Operating Room Construction and Renovation – From Blueprint to Reality

 

 

 

Thursday, April 25
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern

Join us for Part 3 of OR Manager’s Construction-Renovation webinar series as we embark on the final stage of your OR project.

The construction and activation phase of the operating room represents the culmination of meticulous planning and execution, where the vision transforms into tangible reality. In this final webinar, we will explore the intricacies of the construction and activation phase, focusing on the collaborative efforts between key stakeholders to bring the project to fruition. Participants will also gain insights into the detailed work that goes into obtaining capital approvals, creating comprehensive documents to guide construction activities and finalizing budgets. In addition, this webinar will examine best practices, lessons learned and provide take-home tools for anyone who’s about to embark on an OR construction/renovation project.

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss the role of comprehensive documentation in the construction journey.
  • Explore detailed capital approval strategies.
  • Examine best practices and key takeaways from the pre-design to construction phase.
  • Gain an understanding of how the AORN guidelines for design and maintenance of the surgical suite should be linked into this process. 

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