UAP 116: Medical Gas and Backflow Prevention Techniques

Course is available online.

This course provides introduction to the concepts and procedures of Medical Gas installation. Topics include certification procedures and requirements for installers of medical gas systems, including brazer qualification. This course also presents the importance of backflow prevention and the dangers of cross connections. Topics include guidelines for acceptable testing practices, annual inspection and repair, and maintenance of backflow prevention assemblies used in modern plumbing installations. Limited to United Association students.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

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