Exams & Exam Prep

Exam Prep

Saturday, November 3
3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
EDAC Examination Prep Session

This program is presented by The Center for Health Design.

Join EDAC experts for a comprehensive study session to help you prepare to take the EDAC exam. This session will provide general information about the exam, the types of questions on the exam, a detailed review of the content from the three study guides, and an overview of the five domains included on the Exam Content Outline. The workshop will include a summary of key concepts, sample questions and time for your questions. Remember to sign up and take the exam at conference. Take advantage of the discounted exam price and the “risk free” offer…. in case you have to retake the exam you can do so at no additional charge. Registration for this session is $50. Space is limited to 100 participants on a first come first serve basis.

Sunday, November 4
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
AAHID Exam Preparation Workshop

The AAHID Workshop will provide designers, architects, and administrators with valuable information about the certification process and the required knowledge base, materials, and procedures for achieving certification in healthcare interior design. In addition, the seminar covers application materials, exam topics, sample questions, scoring criteria, and the exam schedule.

Sunday, November 4
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
American College of Healthcare Architects Exam Prep Seminar

This workshop will provide healthcare architects with useful information to submit their credentials and prepare for the ACHA Exam. The seminar covers application materials, portfolios, exam topics, sample questions, scoring criteria, and exam schedules. Limit 50 participants.


Sunday, November 4
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
EDAC Examination

Maximize your investment at HEALTHCARE DESIGN and become EDAC certified before you leave the conference! HEALTHCARE DESIGN attendees have two opportunities to take the Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification (EDAC) examination on site at the conference. EDAC-certified individuals must demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and the application of the evidence-based design process. Candidates will have two hours to complete the exam.

Take advantage of a 10% discount and “risk free” offer (in case you don’t pass the exam, you can retake it again at no charge). Space is limited to the first 100 participants in each session and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration for the exam is required by October 1. Sign up for the exam session with your conference registration and then register and pay for the exam at www.castleworldwide.com/edac; use code HCD12 to receive the 10% discount (total charge for exam with discount is $301.50). You will receive a Notice to Schedule your exam at the conference via email. Registrations after October 1 and walk-ins will be charged an additional $50 fee. Participation in the EDAC exam preparation workshop is recommended, but not mandatory. For more information and to purchase your study guides, visit www.healthdesign.org/edac or email edac@healthdesign.org.