Welcome to Greenhealth Academy
Greenhealth Academy... the forefront of education in sustainable health care.
Practice Greenhealth created the Greenhealth Academy to offer innovative, essential information through programs covering all aspects of sustainability in health care. The trusted source for vetted, cutting-edge information, Greenhealth Academy offers webinars, eLearning, sharing calls, and face-to-face programs designed for all functional areas of green teams within the health care sector. Topics range from basics such as recycling and green team development to selection of green cleaning chemicals and energy modeling for new buildings. Pull together your committee or "green team" and join us. Courses are offered at levels to match your knowledge and experience for your specific needs, by our skilled staff and leading industry experts in health care sustainability management.
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Practice Greenhealth Account
Attendees must have a Practice Greenhealth Account to register and access all events in Greenhealth Academy.
Why Join Practice Greenhealth
Special Offer: Members Only
Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) Climate Series
ACCO and Practice Greenhealth invite you to take advantage of complimentary trial access to a 6-course online training program.
About the Series:
We know our members are committed to taking practical and constructive actions toward preparedness and reducing their footprint. ACCO and Practice Greenhealth invite you to take advantage of complimentary trial access to the following on-demand online training resources to help you build capacity to effectively establish and implement climate action initiatives:
- Climate 101: Understanding Climate Science & the Latest Projections
- Climate 102: Understanding Climate Variability, Extreme Events & Long-Term Climate Change
- Climate 103: The Basics of Sea Level Rise and Impacts on Coastal Assets & Infrastructure
- Climate 104: The Public Health Implications of Climate Change (in development and anticipated to be available in June 2017)
- GHG 101: Basics of GHG Accounting, Reporting & Disclosing GHG Emissions
- GHG 102: Fundamentals of the Energy, Water & Food Nexus
*This is a partner program brought to you by Practice Greenhealth and ACCO jointly. Additional information may be requested by ACCO for your complimentary access to the content. It may take up to 24 hours to receive a username and password to access the set of free courses through ACCO.
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About Practice Greenhealth
Practice Greenhealth is a nonprofit membership organization founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship and best practices by organizations in the healthcare community. With the support from our hospital members, business members and strategic partners, Practice has become the source for environmental solutions for the healthcare sector and lends support to create better, safer, greener workplaces and communities.