Biomedical Equipment Technology

Biomedical Equipment Technology - A.A.S. Degree

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
BMET 1112 DC Electricity
Description
BMET 1112 This course is designed to investigate the direct current and voltage behavior of series and parallel circuits, using Ohm's and Watt's laws. Natural and direct current electromagnetism will also be presented. Students will perform lab projects on all subject matter by use of an interactive lab network computer. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET1112

3
BMET 1114 Wireless Communication
Description
BMET 1114 This class will study the use of wireless networks in hospitals. The technology involved in wireless medical telemetry. The designated frequencies within the radio spectrum and the potential for radio frequency interference. Also discussed will be the wireless environment, wireless LANs, cell phones, wireless planning and antenna systems plus the role the Federal Communication Commission has in managing the radio frequency spectrum. This class is intended to be an introductory level class.

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 08/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET1114

1
BMET 1122 Administrative Functions
Description
BMET 1122 This course introduces students to the basic operation of hospitals; the requirements of regulatory agencies; biomedical departmental policies and procedures and the managing of information, work orders and vendors.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET1122

4
BMET 1123 AC Electricity
Description
BMET 1123 This course introduces the principles of alternating current. Circuits will consist of resistive, capacitive, and inductive devices. Ohm's and Watt's laws, along with Norton's and Thevenin's theorems will be used to simplify complex combinations of RCL circuits. Test equipment introduced includes the VOM (volt-ohm-meter), DMM (digital-multimeter), signal generator, and oscilloscope. The course concludes with resonating circuits. Prerequisites: BMET1112 or equivalent.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET1123

3
BMET 1140 Solid State Electronics
Description
BMET 1140 This course will introduce students to a wide range of active solid state devices such as transistors, unijunction transistors, and silicon-controlled rectifiers. It also teaches how these devices are used in practical circuits such as amplifiers, speed controls, switching circuits, and timing circuits. The student will computer component and circuit parameters. These will then be compared with measured data. Circuits will be designed and evaluated by breadboarding and/or computer simulation software.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET1140

4
BMET 1220 Medical Device Technology
Description
BMET 1220 This course provides students with an industry overview/perspective of the biomedical technology field. In this course students will learn the relationships between equipment and patient care and the various sensors and transducers used by medical equipment. Typical electronic circuitry used in medical equipment will be covered.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET1220

4
BMET 1231 Biomedical Instrumentation II
Description
BMET 1231 This course provides a foundation in the theory and operation of medical test equipment. The student will use various types of test equipment to test and measure the performance of diagnostic, monitoring and surgical equipment. Each class will have a lecture component on a specific type of instrumentation following the syllabus. Prerequisites: BMET1220.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET1231

4
BMET 1530 Digital and Micro Processor
Description
BMET 1530 This course covers the basic and advanced digital logic used in integrated circuits and their application. Logic diagrams and analysis will be covered. Microprocessor control and feedback systems using sensor feedback will be studied. Training will be accomplished using the LabVolt system and handouts selected by the Instructor. Prerequisites: BMET1112, BMET1123, BMET116 or equivalent.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET1530

3
BMET 2110 Professional Skills
Description
BMET 2110 This course will consist of class lecture, practical exercises and reflective compositions, The student will focus on the professional skills necessary to thrive in the Healthcare Technology Management field.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET2110

2
BMET 2210 Biomedical Instrumentation I
Description
BMET 2210 This course studies the various technologies used in the medical care field. Areas of study will cover the use of various test equipment, performing preventive maintenance and the use of testing equipment for maintaining proper operation. Students will also learn to read schematics and following instructions in service manuals for performing test and maintenance. Each class will have a lecture component on a specific type of instrumentation following the syllabus.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET2210

4
BMET 2940 BMET Field Experience
Description
BMET 2940 In this course students work in a clinical site within the Biomedical Engineering Department. They are expected to observe and apply all of the BMET skills learned thus far - the same skill that would be expected of an employee.

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET2940

1
BMET 2970 Biomedical Equipment Technology Internship
Description
BMET 2970 In this course students work full shifts in a clinical site within the Biomedical Engineering Department. They are expected to observe and apply all of the BMET skills learned thus far - the same skill that would be expected of an employee. Prerequisites: BMET1110, BMET1210, BMET1220.

Credits:

Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET2970

2
HEAL 1502 Medical Terminology
Description
HEAL 1502 This course is an introduction to building medical terms and learning the meanings. Students will learn combining forms, word roots, prefixes and suffixes, and how these word parts apply to building medical terms. Students will also learn common medical abbreviations and symbols.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: HEAL1502

2
ISTC 1010 Microcomputer Maintenance
Description
ISTC 1010 This course is designed for the PC novice to learn how to maintain, upgrade, and repair personal computers. Participants will remove and replace motherboards, and various input/output devices. Hard drives maintenance procedures (formatting) and loading operating systems will be covered. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ISTC1010

3
ISTC 1045 Network Systems I: Introduction to Networking
Description
ISTC 1045 This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. This is the first course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/24/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ISTC1045

3
ISTC 2006 Network Systems II: Routing and Switching Essentials
Description
ISTC 2006 This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This is the second course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination. Prerequisite: ISTC1045

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/24/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ISTC2006

3
ISTC 2011 Network Systems III: Scaling Networks
Description
ISTC 2011 This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. This is the third course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination. Prerequisites: ISTC2006

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/22/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ISTC2011

3
Total Core Credits: 49

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
BIOL 1310 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Description
BIOL 1310 This lecture and laboratory-based course is designed for introductory study of human organ systems (integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and urogenital) by structure and function. Cellular function, human reproduction, development, and heredity are other topics integrated into the biology of the human body. Carefully check your program requirements for acceptability of this course. It does not replace the two course sequence of anatomy and physiology required for many advanced health programs. Meets MnTC Goal 3

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 08/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 3

Course Outline: BIOL1310

4
CHEM 1500 Introduction to Chemistry
Description
CHEM 1500 This course is a broad introduction to chemistry - its principles and applications. It is intended for the non-science major. Topics include the scientific method, atomic structure, periodic table, general properties of matter, the development of the model of the atom, basics of chemical bonding, chemical equations and their uses, acids and bases, and oxidation reduction. Meets MnTC Goal 3

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 06/01/2004 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 3

Course Outline: CHEM1500

4
ENGL 1150 Composition I
Description
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning. Meets MnTC Goal 1 - PREREQUISITES: Student must score an 86 or above on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills assessment OR complete developmental courses through English Essentials AND score a 78 or higher on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Assessment OR complete College Reading I or II.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 1

Course Outline: ENGL1150

3
MATS 1300 College Algebra
Description
MATS 1300 This course develops a student's ability to analyze and work with functions and graphs, as part of the preparation for a rigorous calculus sequence (taking this course together with MATS1320 is equivalent to precalculus). Topics include tests for symmetry, finding intercepts and asymptotes, constructing piece wise-defined functions, transformations, polynomial and rational functions, composite and inverse functiions, and exponential and logarithmic functions. Techniques for solving linear, quadratic, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic equations (with applications) are emphasized throughout the course. Systems of linear equations and matrix algebra are introduced, after wich sequences and series are also briefly introduced. Meets MnTC Goal 4

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 06/01/2000 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 4

Course Outline: MATS1300

4
PHYS 1050 Introduction to Physics
Description
PHYS 1050 This is an introductory course in Physics and its applications. The course is designed for individuals with no previous experience in physics. In this course students will learn basic theory and application of classical physics in everyday life, and how to apply that knowledge through problem solving, simulation, and laboratory experiments. Topics to be covered include: linear and rotational motion, vectors, forces and equilibrium, work and energy, momentum, properties of solids, liquids and gases, heat and thermodynamics, and waves and sound. Meets MnTC Goal 3

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 11/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 3

Course Outline: PHYS1050

3
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication
Description
SPEE 1020 This course focuses on the practical and theoretical concepts of human communications and the styles used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will also acquire skills in critical thinking, perception, listening, emotional communication, verbal and non-verbal expressions and conflict resolution. Meets MnTC Goal 7

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 7

Course Outline: SPEE1020

3
Total General Education Credits: 21
Total Program Credits: 70