The Biomedical Engineering Technology will prepare associate degree graduates with the knowledge, techniques, skills, and use of modern equipment in healthcare engineering technology. The program prepares the student to work in equipment planning, purchasing, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and on-call technical support of medical device technology and systems, including medical devices with Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), WiFi, and Bluetooth capability. The curriculum is focused on the fundamentals of electronics, anatomy & physiology, medical equipment operation & troubleshooting, healthcare safety, and clinical information systems.
The assiciate degree curriculum will prepare graduates to have competency in the following curricular areas:
a. The interaction of medical equipment with the human body.
b. The principles of medical equipment, safety and operational tests, the use of test results in order to improve processes and ensure that equipment is functioning properly and safely with appropriate documentation.
c. Information technology principles applied to medical equipment systems, includng data security and privacy standards.
d. Potential unsafe conditions related to the use of medical equipment and systems, preventative and corrective actions including risk mitigation.
With this award, you may seek jobs such as:
Clinical Engineering Technician, Clinical Engineering Technologist, Biomedical Engineering Technician, Biomedical Engineering Technologist, Biomedical Equipment Technician, Laboratory Equipment specialist, Radiological Equipment Specialist
Human Patient Simulation Technology (OSA)
Healthcare Technology Management - Information Systems Enhanced Skills Certificate