ASPE MedGas Workshop: August 18-21, 2022

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Registration is opening soon for the December 8-11, 2022 workshop.

This 32-hour workshop is based on the parameters outlined in ASSE 6060: Medical Gas Systems Designer, a new professional qualification standard that sets forth the training requirements for designers who wish to earn the ASSE 6060 personnel certification. Those who complete the workshop will receive a certificate of training and will have fulfilled the requirements to take the ASSE 6060 certification exam. The ASSE 6060 certification exam is not included as part of this workshop.

The workshop includes:
– Certificate of completion that proves the recipient fulfilled the required training to take the ASSE 6060 exam
– Team-based, hands-on activities, and calculations with actual design exercises
– ASSE 6060 practice exam
– Copy of NFPA 99-2021: Health Care Facilities Code
– Quizzes to test knowledge retention
– Design tables and exercises document
– Justification letter for your employer
– Calculator and supplies for hands-on exercises
– Lunch, drinks, and snacks are provided each day

What to Bring
A laptop/iPad loaded with Adobe Digital Editions (which will be located in your download links after you register). Students will need to use Bluebeam or other software for marking up pdf design exercises.

What To Expect
– Classroom Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. each day (Thursday – Sunday) Please plan flights accordingly. Students must be present for the entire class.
– Attire will be business casual (No Shorts or T-shirts)
– Evenings are on your own
– Full days with lots of learning

Investment
– $2,000 for ASPE members
– $2,350 for nonmembers

Location and Housing
The workshop will be held at ASPE’s headquarters at 6400 Shafer Court, Rosemont, IL. Students will be responsible for obtaining their own housing. Here are some hotels that are within walking distance of ASPE’s headquarters include:

>>   Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O'Hare

>>   Hyatt Rosemont

>>   Westin O'Hare

>>   Residence Inn by Marriott

Instructor: Mark Allen

Instructor: Mark Allen

Mr. Allen has been involved in the medical gas industry since 1978. He started out of university with one of the earliest certification firms when “certification” of medical gas systems was a concept yet to be widely accepted. He transitioned to the manufacturing sector in 1985 and since then has been involved in virtually all aspects of medical gas work, including testing and verification, regulatory advocacy, product development, marketing, and education.

He is an active member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems and has been involved with that Committee since the 1987 edition of NFPA 99. He is also an active member of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Technical Committee on Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems, working on the CSA Z7396-1 standard, and also is involved with the ISO TC121/SC6 committee dealing with Anesthetic and Respiratory devices, including medical gases, and the ISO 7396 series of standards.

Throughout his career, he has chaired various committees with industry regulatory bodies and is the author of numerous journal articles, design guides, and other technical aids for the engineering of medical gases. He has been honored by the MGPHO Verifier’s organization as a special expert.