The CHID appellation signals clear recognition to acute care, ambulatory care, and residential care administrators regarding personal expertise and dedication.
The credential is considered the benchmark for healthcare interior design qualifications on many government and private sector Request for Qualifications.
The CHID credential provides:
Healthcare design demands specialized knowledge of the complex issues impacting the design of healthcare facilities. Going through the process of certification has made me a better healthcare design professional. The CHID certification has provided me with added credibility, confidence and assurance with clients and a competitive edge in business.
It takes years of education, experience and acquired knowledge to become a seasoned healthcare interior designer. But, to leave your mark on a potential client, you only have three seconds to tell your story. I simply say, “I am a CHID.”
As interior designers in this field, we often have to be able to defend what we do and our knowledge level. I believe CHID is a catalyst which offers clients and colleagues that level of understanding.
I am proud to be recognized as a specialist in healthcare focusing on the design of environments for healing and improved outcomes for all who visit, work or are cared for in a healthcare setting. The CHID credential has enhanced my credibility in the healthcare industry.