HCS 446 Week 1 Individual Facility Planning Part I

Resources: Tool Wire Med Space Designer and Tool Wire Med Space Designer Instructions

Research health care facilities in your area that are either new or are being renovated. Your research will help you select your project focus. You will use this facility in future assignments throughout the course. Your selections are limited to

an ambulatory care clinic

a clinic within a hospital, such as an emergency room, surgical center, or an OB unit

a family clinic

an outpatient clinic

a long-term care facility

Choose one of the facilities from your research.

Access ToolWire® MedSpace Designer, through the link on your student website, and choose the corresponding facility template. This will be used for all of your facility planning assignments.

Click on File > Save, or click the Save icon and enter the required information.

Click on OK.

Click on Copy URL.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you describe your selected facility. Include the following elements in your paper:

Description of the facility you have selected

Community or facility need for the building or renovation

Type of population you are serving

URL of your design (at this point, it will only show the template you have chosen)

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.