The Biomedical Engineering Technology program aims to equip graduates of the associate degree with comprehensive knowledge, techniques, skills, and practical experience using modern healthcare engineering technology equipment. This program is designed to prepare students for various roles, including equipment planning, purchasing, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and providing on-call technical support for medical device technology and systems. This includes medical devices integrated with Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth capabilities. The curriculum focuses on essential subjects such as electronics, anatomy & physiology, medical equipment operation & troubleshooting, healthcare safety, and clinical information systems.
Upon completion of the associate degree curriculum, graduates will demonstrate competency in the following areas:
a. The interaction of medical equipment with the human body.
b. Applying principles of medical equipment, conducting safety and operational tests, utilizing test results to enhance processes, and ensuring proper functioning and safety of equipment with appropriate documentation.
c. Applying information technology principles to medical equipment systems, including knowledge of data security and privacy standards.
d. Identifying potentially unsafe conditions associated with the use of medical equipment and systems, and implementing preventative and corrective actions, including risk mitigation strategies.
With this award, you may seek jobs such as:
Biomedical Equipment Technician, Biomedical Engineering Technician, Clinical Engineering Technician, Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Sales Representative, Clinical Application Specialist, Biomedical Engineering Technician, Healthcare Technology Manager, Quality Assurance Engineer, Laboratory Equipment Specialist, Radiological Equipment Specialist, and Biomedical Informatics Specialist.
Human Patient Simulation Technology (OSA)