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BMET 116 - Biomedical Instrumentation Terminology and Safety 1

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 2
Lab Contact Hours: 1
Description: Students will acquire a knowledge of the language common to electronics and the medical profession based on spelling, pronunciation and definition of words and terms related to anatomy, medical equipment, electronic test equipment and safety. They will become acquainted with the fundamentals of medical equipment and testing concepts. Students will be introduced to the field of Biomedical Engineering Technology as a career.

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Biomedical Engineering Technology Program (BMET).
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Fall Only
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Course Competencies
  1. Explain the components that make up an ECG Waveform.
  2. Explain the components that make up a Blood Pressure Waveform.
  3. Illustrate the components of an ECG Waveform in relationship to a Blood Pressure Waveform.
  4. Explain how to use a Safety Analyzer.
  5. Explain how to use a Defibrillator Analyzer.
  6. Explain how to use a Non Invasive Blood Pressure Tester.
  7. Explain how to use a Patient Simulator.
  8. Explain safety precautions taken when working in the hospital environment.
  9. Explain the structure of a Biomedical Engineering Department.

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