Acoustics in Healthcare Environments

An introduction to the acoustical issues commonly confronted on healthcare projects
Sponsored by ROCKFON
1 AIA LU/Elective; 0.1 IACET CEU*; 1 AIBD P-CE; AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning; AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.; MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning; NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning; NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; OAA 1 Learning Hour; SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand why acoustics matter in healthcare environments
  2. Describe the primary acoustic issues matter in healthcare environments
  3. Explain how acoustics are measured
  4. List 3 design strategies for improved acoustic environments

This course is part of the healthcare Academy

This course provides an overview of common acoustic problems in healthcare environments throughout the United States, discusses the impact of acoustics on occupants of these environments, and presents evidence-based design considerations that can be used to improve acoustic conditions in healthcare environments.

Acoustics Healthcare

Originally published in July 2020