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J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A., Fellow ASCE, Fellow AEI
This course will introduce you to communication systems for medical facilities, including hospitals, medical clinics, and medical and laboratories. You will learn about communication distribution facilities, telephone system requirements, telecommunications infrastructure systems, dedicated intercom systems, entertainment and educational television systems, radio frequency distribution systems, nurse call tone visual systems, nurse call audiovisual systems, public address and program distribution systems, radio paging systems, emergency medical service communications, physiological monitoring, special monitoring equipment, electronic security systems and EMS recorder systems. You will become familiar with system requirements, equipment needs, patient safety and system reliability. You will gain the overview you need to address medical facility design issues using applicable codes and standards of practice. This course is intended for electrical engineers and other members of the building design team who want to learn more about this critical aspect of medical treatment facility design.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
NY PE & PLS: You must choose courses that are technical in nature or related to matters of laws and ethics contributing to the health and welfare of the public. NY Board does not accept courses related to office management, risk management, leadership, marketing, accounting, financial planning, real estate, and basic CAD. Specific course topics that are on the borderline and are not acceptable by the NY Board have been noted under the course description on our website.