Introduction to Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems – Module ID 02412-14

Introduction to Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems – Module ID 02412-14

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Module 02412-14 provides an introduction to the various types of medical gas and vacuum systems used in health care facilities today. The module covers the system requirements and professional qualifications required by code, describes common types of medical gas and vacuum systems, and introduces trainees to the safety requirements that must be observed when installing, testing, and servicing these systems.

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Objectives

Learning Objective 1 – Identify the building system requirements for medical gas and vacuum systems as outlined in the latest edition of NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code, and the professional qualifications as outlined in the latest edition of ASSE/IAPMO/ ANSI Series 6000, Professional Qualifications Standard for Medical Gas Systems Personnel.

  • a. Explain NFPA 99 building system categories.
  • b. Explain ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 6000 professional qualifications.

Learning Objective 2 – Describe the various medical gas and vacuum systems.

  • a. Identify medical gas and vacuum systems.
  • b. Identify control panels and alarm systems.
  • c. Identify zone valves and station outlets/inlets.

Learning Objective 3 – Identify the safety issues related to medical gas and vacuum system installation.

  • Identify personal protective equipment.
  • Identify fire extinguishers and establish a fire watch.
  • Explain shutdown and hot-work permits.
  • Recognize life safety for the end user.

Learning Objective 4 – Identify the materials and tools for medical gas and vacuum systems and their storage and handling requirements.

  • Explain how materials and tools are stored and used.
  • Identify labels and lettering used on medical gas and vacuum systems.

Learning Objective 5 – Identify the equipment required for brazing copper tube with and without purging.

  • Explain how to braze a joint with a purge.
  • Explain how to braze a joint without a purge.

Learning Objective 6 – Describe the process for testing and verifying a medical gas and vacuum system.

  • Explain how to conduct installation tests.
  • Explain how to conduct system verification tests.

Performance Tasks

Performance Task 1 (Learning Objective 5) – Braze copper tube with purging.

Performance Task 2 (Learning Objective 5) – Braze copper tube without purging.

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