Medical Gas Pipeline Systems: An Introduction to Medical Gases

Medical gases are used every day by millions of people in thousands of different locations. These gases perform a critical role in healthcare delivery in such locations as hospitals, homes, ambulances, dental offices, and more. This course which has been jointly developed with the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES) will provide an overview of medical gases, helping students better identify what they are, their uses, and safety considerations when they are in use. Students will also gain insight into the governing Standard, Z7396.1, Medical Gas Pipeline Systems, Part 1: Pipelines for Medical Gases and Vacuum, the foundation for installation of medical gas systems within healthcare facilities.