Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations
A Private, Not-for-Profit, Licensed and Nationally Accredited College of Nursing
    

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5154 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33417
Phone: (561)683-1400
Fax: (561)683-6773
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Lois M. Gackenheimer, PhD Ed, MSN, RN
Executive Director / President
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Plan for the Ongoing Operation, Maintenance and Improvement of the Physical Plant and Distance Education Infrastructure
Purpose:

The purpose of this plan is to ensure that the physical plant and technical infrastructure are maintained and improved so that school operations will safely, efficiently, and effectively take place with physical resources and IT resources that meets the needs of its students, faculty, staff, local, state, and federal laws. The Dean of Compliance is responsible for this plan.

Operating Plan:
2020 – 2025
  1. Since the physical plant is rented ANHO will plan with landlord to renovate or repair building and parking lot area to accommodate growth of the school.
  2. ANHO will ensure that the IT infrastructure meets the needs of its students and faculty and that it has the financial ability to do so.


Objective: The Maintenance Plan is put in place to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the physical plant and distance education infrastructure. The annual budget plan includes finances to accommodate this plan.

Procedure:
Pest Control:
  1. Quarterly air handling checks and repair – landlord
  2. Common area rest rooms check and repair – ANHO
  3. Building and grounds maintenance – landlord
  4. Quarterly elevator checks – landlord
  5. Pesticide treatments all around building – ANHO monthly
  6. Preventive checks – ANHO
    1. Equipment – Bi-annually
    2. Fire Extinguishers –Annually
    3. Electrical Outlets – Quarterly
    4. Vehicles – According to dealer specifications and as needed
    5. Fire Inspection – Annually
    6. Server and all computer checks for updates, errors and invasions- ANHO daily
  7. Pest Control – ANHO
    1. Monthly spraying of all offices and classroom by professional organization – fee for service
    2. Annually in-wall spray – fee for service
  8. Cleaning Services – ANHO
    1. Daily spills cleaned by staff and students
    2. Weekly and monthly general cleaning – fee for service
    3. Quarterly refrigerator cleaning
    4. Quarterly deep cleaning –fans, filters, and exhaust – fee for service
    5. Carpets steam cleaned or replaced annually – fee for service
    6. Linens collected weekly, washed, folded and returned within a week – fee for service
    7. Graduation gowns laundered after each graduation – fee for service
  9. Distance Ed and IT
    1. McGraw Hill online platform renewed each semester with security for each student – fee for service
    2. InfoStream round the clock storage, security and maintenance services – fee for service

Improvement Plan:
2020     Upgrade software and server backup
Clear old folders and groups on server
Add computers for student use
Landscape upkeep
Replace computers and worn furnishings
Add student communication system
Replace carpet as necessary
Paint stair railings
Tile cleaning in atrium
2021     Replace computers and worn furnishings
Replace routers as necessary
Replace carpet as necessary
Paint stair railings
Tile cleaning in atrium
2022     Replace computers and worn furnishings
Replace audio and video in classrooms
Replace carpet as necessary
Paint stair railings
Tile cleaning in atrium
2023     Replace computers and worn furnishings
Expand IT services
Replace carpet as necessary
Paint stair railings
Tile cleaning in atrium
2024     Replace computers and worn furnishings
Expand IT services
Replace carpet as necessary
Paint stair railings
Tile cleaning in atrium
2025     Replace computers and worn furnishings
Expand IT services
Replace carpet as necessary
Paint stair railings
Tile cleaning in atrium


Evaluation:
The Dean of Compliance will review the progress of this plan monthly. The Management Team of the Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations meets at least once annually to review the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the physical plant and distance education infrastructure. In addition, the Academic Dean/Assistant Academic Dean makes rounds of the school on a daily basis and obtain input from faculty and students. Their observations are referred to the Management Team for immediate evaluation and implementation where necessary.

Input is received from employers at the Advisory Meeting and progress of plan is evaluated and approved by the Board of Directors annually. The Executive Director summarizes evaluative data on an annual basis and presents findings to all instructional personnel, advisors and administrative at an annual staff meeting via the Executive Director’s Evaluative report.

Feedback:
ANHO appreciates and utilizes input from students and employees and advisors. The Management team reviews summaries of evaluations and reviews for effectiveness, revises plans, policies, and procedures as warranted. Current plans are posted outside the Media Center/Library for student and faculty access as well as on the ANHO’s web site. Policies and procedures are also reviewed annually and serve as a method of evaluation, input and feedback. All plans are publicly posted outside of the Media Center, school website, and server for all to peruse.



Revised February 25, 2020