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Communication Systems for Medical Facilities

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Overview / Abstract:

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.

Learning Objectives:

Learn about communication distribution facilities
Learn about telephone system requirements
Learn about telecommunications infrastructure systems
Learn about dedicated intercom systems
Learn about entertainment and educational television systems
Learn about radio frequency distribution systems
Learn about nurse call tone/visual systems
Learn about nurse call audio/visual systems
Learn about public address and program distribution systems
Learn about radio paging systems
Learn about physiological monitoring


Aug 27, 2020


Electrical Engineering , Electrician





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