Biomedical Electronics Technology

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The Technical Certificate in Biomedical Electronics Technology is a post-associate degree completion program that prepares students for entry-level positions as biomedical electronics technicians. A minimum of an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Automation and Systems Integration with Electronics emphasis or an approved equivalent AAS degree in Electronics Technology, Engineering Technology, or related degree field is required for admission to this challenging program.

Careers in this field involve maintaining and repairing medical equipment utilized in the full range of health care facilities.

A wide range of coursework supplements the core electronics curriculum and is combined with specific internship experiences to ensure that students are fully prepared to work in medical facilities. The program is designed to prepare students with the technical content for the Biomedical Electronics Technician (BMET) Certification Examination offered by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).

Courses and Requirements Biomedical Electronics Technology Academic Plan

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the how medical equipment processes interact with the human body.
  • Understand the principles and methods of safety and operational tests and the use of test results in order to improve processes and ensure that equipment is functioning properly and safely with appropriate documentation.
  • Understand the systems for which information technology principles are applied to medical equipment systems including data security and privacy standards.
  • Know the potential unsafe conditions related to the use of medical equipment and systems, preventative and corrective actions including risk mitigation.