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An Introduction to Hospital Domestic Water Systems

COURSE NO: M03-039
An Introduction to Hospital Domestic Water Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to the design and construction considerations for domestic water supply systems for hospitals and other health care facilities.


In order to maintain daily operations and patient care services, health care facilities need to develop an effective water supply system to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a total or partial interruption of the facilities normal water supply. Water supply interruption can be caused by several types of events such as natural disaster, a failure of the community water system, construction damage or even an act of terrorism. Because water supplies can and do fail, it is imperative to understand and address how patient safety, quality of care, and the operations of a facility will be impacted.


This 3 PDH online course is intended for mechanical engineers as well as other design and construction professionals interested in learning about, or are involved in, the design and construction of water supply systems for hospitals and other medical facilities.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about the importance of device calibration
  • Understanding how domestic hot water systems in hospitals have unique requirements
  • Learning about the importance of performing and witnessing tests
  • Understanding the approach to design of water distribution systems
  • Knowing where installation of wall hydrants is required
  • Knowing where backflow preventers are required
  • Understanding how solar domestic water heating can be applied in hospitals
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, “An Introduction to Hospital Domestic Water Systems”.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
An Introduction to Hospital Domestic Water Systems (1.3 MB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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