Biomedical Technology and Techniques   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

ETS 1412 - Biomedical Technology and Techniques


This course, designed to introduce students to the hospital, biomedical equipment manufacturers and the contract maintenance organizations, emphasizes the organizational structure of the hospital and identifies the role of the BMET within this framework. The course will also introduce students to the literature in professional journals covering facets of the BMETs job with particular emphasis on instrument critiques, electrical safety standards and new products. Finally, the course will utilize a system approach in analyzing how technology is applied in the health-care setting, from the medical and administrative management viewpoints. Systems analyzed will include intensive care unit, cardiovascular diagnostic laboratory and operating rooms.
Prerequisites: EET 1084.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.