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BMET 257 - Biomedical Equipment Internship 2

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 1
Off Site Contact Hours Without Faculty: 24 - 40
Description: This is the second cooperative assignment for a Biomedical Engineering Technology student who has completed one semester of internship. The conditions for assignment and evaluation are the same as for Biomedical Internship 1. The student is expected to handle an increased level of technical responsibility and may possibly serve the internship at a hospital, medical equipment manufacturer or a medical equipment service company. The faculty and the employer will jointly evaluate the student, which will then serve as a basis for a final grade. (Usually 15 weeks)

Prerequisites: Acceptance into BMET Program. BMET 116  with a minimum grade of 3.0. BMET 204  with a minimum grade of 3.0. BMET 256  with a minimum grade of 3.0.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Spring Only
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Course Competencies
  1. Explain the role of Biomedical Engineering Technology in patient health and safety.
  2. Operate biomedical test equipment accurately.
  3. Maintain professional behavior in all situations with all hospital staff, patients and others.
  4. Prevent equipment problems through responsible maintenance and anticipation of potential issues.
  5. Complete all documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  6. Select appropriate techniques and approaches for repairing medical equipment.
  7. Manage time appropriately.
  8. Adapt knowledge and procedures to work in changing situations.
  9. Exhibit a professional demeanor in stressful situations.
  10. Communicate effectively in varied professional interactions.

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