The Certified Health Care Physical Environment Worker program shows that those who pass the online certification exam understand how to work in the complex healthcare environment, according to an article on the Health Facility Management website.
Hospitals can require the certification to make sure staff understands key concepts related to keeping patients safe, including infection prevention and fire safety.
The Certified Health Care Physical Environment Worker certifications — as well as CHFM and CHC — are available for those involved with building and maintaining the healthcare physical environment.
Other certifications center on health facility design, cleaning and disinfection, and even security operations, among others.
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