The Associate of Applied Science Degree prepares students for technologically advanced job employment in the healthcare industry. The AAS provides graduates with an even greater opportunity for job placement and career advancement. It includes the BMET I and BMET II Certificate Programs, employing Medisend’s innovative boot-camp models of education, that are pathway certificates to the Associate Degree. The Fast-Track AAS graduates skilled professionals with confidence and real-time practical experience required to work successfully in the challenging healthcare industry.
The Associate of Applied Science Degree is comprised of 45 SCH ( 1108-1040 clock hours – depending on course selection) of Core and Advanced technologies, and 15 SCH (240-256 clock hours) of General Education. The 45 Semester Credit Hours of specialized biomedical engineering technology courses are offered directly by Medisend College and taught by Medisend College faculty. General Education courses from an accredited institution of higher learning may be submitted for transfer and will be subject to approval by the Office of the Registrar and the Chief Academic Officer. A maximum of 15 Semester Credit Hours of general education courses may be accepted in transfer.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Student will be able to configure, install, maintain and repair most common medical instrumentation.
a. Student will be able to perform entry level repairs and maintenance on most common medical instrumentation.
b. Student will be able to apply principles of information technology systems to install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot medical devices connected to a networked and/or computer-based system.
c. Student will be able to apply electronic, mathematic and scientific concepts to troubleshoot and identify solutions for medical instruments and medical equipment.
- Student will be able to assess and improve the compliance of medical instrumentation with all applicable regulatory standards.
- Student will be capable of preparing and presenting information about specialized biomedical equipment.
- Student will be able to communicate professionally in a team environment.
- Student will be able to use critical thinking skills to meet workplace goals and objectives.
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Field Service Engineer, SIEMENS
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