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AHE NEWS & UPDATES
ENGAGE 2014 Education & Development
Get CHESP Certified at
JUNE 23: Essentials of Infection Prevention and
Environmental Hygiene Course
JUNE 30: Foundations for Success in Environmental
Services Management Course
Ultimate Scores for the Ultimate Experience: How
Improving Patient Satisfaction Will Improve HCAHPS Course
NEW FOR 2014 - Healthcare Initiatives Promoting Sustainability in EVS
JULY 17: WEBINAR - Cleaning in the OR (Part 2)
JULY 28: CHESP Study Group Course
JULY 28: NEW FOR 2014 - Employee Engagement: Going the Extra Mile
AUG. 14: WEBINAR - Is Doing Less with Less an Option?
SEPTEMBER 21-24: CONFERENCE - EXCHANGE 2014, Tampa, Florida
Become an AHA Sustainability Roadmap Ally
Sustainability Roadmap Allies are hospitals and health systems that recognize
the importance of sustainability in the health care industry. As a group, we can
reduce costs; protect resources locally and globally; and engage our staff, patients
and communities. Roadmap Allies value the resources and knowledge exchange
platform provided by the Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals. To learn more, visit
www.sustainabilityroadmap.org/allies. Join your peers and become an Ally today!
Coming this Summer:
AHA SmartMarket is slated to be launched at this year's
AHA Leadership Summit, July 20-22, 2014. Pre-register
today to get alerts on the site's launch and be one of the
first to connect to other innovative thought leaders in
Now you can grow your professional network and get
advice from your peers on a wide range of products and
solutions, so you can make decisions with confidence.
Be sure to select AHE in the drop down.
Visit www.ahasmartmarket.com to preregister today!
September 21-24, 2014 * Tampa, Florida
EXCHANGE is an annual educational event attended by
approximately 900 environment professionals. The conference
brings together environmental services, infection
prevention, facilities, textile, design and many other
health care professionals to learn from and share with
This year, AHE is offering
CHESP certification examination at EXCHANGE 2014 in
Tampa! Eligible candidates
may want to take advantage
of this opportunity to earn the
nationally recognized CHESP credential
during the annual meeting. Register by
August 26 - late applications will not be
accepted, and there will be no onsite registration for the exam.
Registration Deadline: Aug. 26, 2014
Exam Date: Sept. 23, 2014
Location: Tampa Convention Center
Time: :30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (exam)
For more information about the CHESP
eligibility requirements, exam content
outline and exam administration policy,
refer to the CHESP Candidate Handbook,
or visit www.ahe.og/exchange.
NEW! White Papers, Reports and other
AHE has partnered with industry leaders who
support its mission and strategic goals to offer
educational white papers, position papers, reports,
guidelines, recommendation and solutions to members. These resources assist professionals in developing
and sustaining effective and evidenced-based environmental
hygiene practices leading to increased patient and worker safety
and improved outcomes overall.
Currently available for download: "Pulling Back the Sheets on
the Bed Bug Controversy: Research, Prevention and Management
in Hospitals & Long-Term Care Facilities," contributed by Orkin, LLC.
To learn more, visit www.ahe.org.
each other, make valuable business
connections and lead change in the
field of environmental services,
which includes surface disinfection, environmental hygiene and
infection prevention. For
more information about
this year's conference, visit
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of EXPLORE - Summer 2014
Message From the Board
A Comprehensive Approach to Surface Disinfection
A Soft-Surface Intervention
Leverage and Maximize
Meet a Chesp
Ahe News & Updates
EXPLORE - Summer 2014