Wednesday, May 10, 2017
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
$149 | $129 before April 5, 2017
Healthcare Garden Design Certificate Seminar
Garden Design Certificate elective course
In a healthcare environment, gardens provide a sense of order, safety, and privacy for those coping with illness. During this seminar, industry leaders will present the latest research demonstrating the benefits of healthcare gardens, while providing an introduction to the tools needed to effectively design, manage, and evaluate such gardens. Fee includes morning coffee and lunch. This program is registered with the American Society of Landscape Architects for continuing education credit. Registrations made after Wednesday, May 3, are not eligible for the lunch option.
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Registration and Coffee
Outdoor space in hospitals, recent evaluative reseach on healing gardens, and precedents drawn upon by designers of healing gardens, including medical diagnoses
Healthcare Gardens across a Multiple Hospital System—Rehabilitation, Recovery, and Restoration for Patients, Visitors, and Employees
Lunch (provided by Chicago Botanic Garden)
Burnstein Flower Show Hall
The Benefits of Restorative Gardens and Healing
Panel of Speakers
The symposium will be held in the Alsdorf Auditorium of the Regenstein Center at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois. Directions to the Garden can be found here.
The Regenstein School of the Chicago Botanic Garden recommends the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel for accommodations.