M-005 HVAC Systems for Medical Facilities: 4 PDH
Description of the HVAC Systems for Medical Facilities course
The HVAC Systems for Medical Facilities online PDH course is a part of the Mechanical Engineering category of courses. This course will introduce you to heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for medical facilities such as hospitals and clinics.
You will learn about air conditioning requirements, systems, equipment and design practices for the various spaces in health care facilities. You will learn about control systems, air distribution, refrigerants, steam and piping systems. You will learn about special requirements for laboratories and patient treatment and isolation rooms. This course will give the initial understanding you will need to address design issues on complex medical treatment facilities. It will give you a basic introduction to these HVAC systems so you can better understand the technology, concepts and terminology. It will help you to be a better partner in the medical facility design and construction process.
This course is intended for all engineers, architects and construction professionals on the building design team having an interest in the design and construction of medical treatment facilities such as hospitals, clinics, laboratories and research facilities.
At the end of the course, you will:
- Learn about special HVAC requirements for Critical Care Spaces.
- Learn about Sensitive Spaces and their air conditioning requirements.
- Learn which spaces in medical facilities are generally not air conditioned.
- Learn about requirements for mechanical equipment spaces in medical facilities.
- Learn about the six general areas into which hospital spaces are classified for purposes of HVAC design.
- Learn about Continuity-of-Service requirements for Critical Care Spaces such as Operating or Delivery Rooms.
- Learn about the three types of HVAC systems recommended for Outpatient Clinics.
- Learn the HVAC requirements for Patient Isolation Bedrooms.
- Learn about special requirements for Research and Vivarium Spaces.
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The course is accepted by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Mechanical Engineering category of courses please click here.
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 4 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz.
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 4 PDH online course, you will need to take a 25-question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved.
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion.
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
For detailed state by state requirements click here.
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 4 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 1
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self