Biomedical Equipment Technology

Biomedical Equipment Technology - Certificate

Recommended Course Sequence

This certificate is designed for those who have completed a degree in Electronics.

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
BMET 1111 Medical Device Technology
Description
BMET 1111 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. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET1111

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 1130 Anatomy and Physiology
Description
BMET 1130 This lecture based course is designed for introductory study of human anatomy and physiology. It emphasizes the structure and function of the systems of the body including the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, renal, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. 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.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 05/20/2014

Course Outline: BMET1130

3
BMET 1136 Managing Customer Satisfaction in the Health Care Environment
Description
BMET 1136 This course will consist of Class lecture and practical exercises. The student will learn to differentiate between internal and external customers in the Health Care Environment. They will be able to identify good customer service when they see it. They will understand the three areas of focus for customer service improvement. Customer service issues specific to the Health Care field and technical service will be covered. Prerequisite: None

Credits: 1

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

Course Outline: BMET1136

1
BMET 1225 Biomedical Instrumentation I
Description
BMET 1225 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. Prerequisites: BMET1112, BMET1123, and BMET1110

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 01/11/2010 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BMET1225

3
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 1241 Mechanical Systems
Description
BMET 1241 This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of hydraulics and pneumatics and basic mechanical applications. The curriculum incorporated in the system includes instruction in the mathematics component of hydraulics and pneumatics, and provides experiences in problem solving, data management, and self-directed learning. The student will use the LabVolt Mindsight System and Simulation software.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 05/20/2014

Course Outline: BMET1241

3
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
Total Core Credits: 26
Total Program Credits: 26