• Sustainability Online Course 1: Defining Sustainability and Its Connection to Health

    Contains 2 Component(s)

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    This 30-minute module will define the interrelationship between sustainability and public health. Specifically, it will showcase the different ways that healthcare outputs (chemicals, waste, energy use, etc.) can impact patients, staff and local communities. The module is intended to describe why sustainability is integral to protecting health and preventing disease.

    FREE!

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    This 30-minute module will define the interrelationship between sustainability and public health. Specifically, it will showcase the different ways that healthcare outputs (chemicals, waste, energy use, etc.) can impact patients, staff and local communities. The module is intended to describe why sustainability is integral to protecting health and preventing disease.

    FREE!

Nonmembers may purchase modules 2-5 for $19.95 each, or the entire program for $69.95. Please add all 4 modules into your shopping cart to qualify for the discount.

Johnson & Johnson Guests enjoy free access to all five (5) sustainability courses. Please contact yzhong@practicegreenhealth.org for your account access.

Sustainability Online Courses 2 - 5

  • Sustainability Online Course 2: Drivers for Healthcare Sustainability

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This module will highlight the different healthcare-specific drivers for integrating sustainability across the organization—with an emphasis on pinpointing the right drivers to “sell” the concept to different leaders across the organization.

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    There are multiple reasons to tackle sustainability in the healthcare sector. This module will highlight the different healthcare-specific drivers for integrating sustainability across the organization—with an emphasis on pinpointing the right drivers to “sell” the concept to different leaders across the organization.

    Members & Subscribers: FREE! / Non-Members: $19.95

  • Sustainability Online Course 3: Setting Up Infrastructure for Sustainability

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This module will lay out a framework for building an infrastructure to support sustainability in healthcare institutions.

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    Getting started on sustainability can sometimes be the hardest part. Where does one begin? This module will lay out a framework for building an infrastructure to support sustainability in healthcare institutions. From engaging leadership to building a functional team to identifying sustainability lead—this module will help participants understand how hospitals are successfully tackling this work

    Members & Subscribers: FREE! / Non-Members: $19.95

  • Sustainability Online Course 4: Developing a Baseline for Sustainability

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This module will walk participants through a framework for developing a baseline for sustainability.

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    You can’t manage what you don’t measure. And you can’t benchmark progress if you don’t know where you started from. This module will walk participants through a framework for developing a baseline for sustainability. It will highlight both qualitative and quantitative baselines development as well as tools that can assist in this process.

    Members & Subscribers: FREE! / Non-Members: $19.95

  • Sustainability Online Course 5: Conducting a Sustainability Gap Analysis and Setting Goals

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This module will assist participants in developing appropriate metrics for different sustainability areas and benchmarking progress against industry standards.

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    This module lays out how to utilize data and site-specific factors to determine appropriate sustainability goals for a healthcare setting. It walks participants through a sample goal-setting exercise and reinforces the importance of ensuring goals are both strategic and measurable, and that someone on staff is accountable for their success. How can an organization track its progress on sustainability over time? This module will assist participants in developing appropriate metrics for different sustainability areas and benchmarking progress against industry standards. It will also highlight mechanisms to build the organization’s sustainability brand and get recognition for the organization’s sustainability successes.

    Members & Subscribers: FREE! / Non-Members: $19.95