BMET Certificate Course Descriptions

Core-Curriculum Course Descriptions

 

Core Technology Phase I

CETT 1403 – DC Circuits

Study of the fundamentals of direct current, including Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis is on circuit analysis of resistor networks and DC measurements.

  • 96 clock hours (3 Lectures, 3 Labs)
  • 4.0 Semester Credit Hours
  • Corequisites: Students are expected to have general science and basic math knowledge (add, subtract, multiply, divide, fractions, decimal notation, percentages), as well as know how to use a scientific calculator and a personal computer.

CETT 1405 – AC Circuits

Study of the fundamentals of alternating current, including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance.

  • 96 clock hours (2 Lectures, 4 Labs)
  • 4.0 Semester Credit Hours
  • Corequisites: CETT 1403
 

CETT 1429 – Solid State Devices

Study of diodes, transistors and other semiconductor devices, including analysis of static and dynamic characteristics, biasing techniques and thermal considerations.

  • 96 clock hours (2 Lectures, 4 Labs)
  • 4.0 Semester Credit Hours
  • Corequisites: CETT 1403, CETT 1405
 

BIOM 2301 Safety in Healthcare Facilities

Study of codes, standards and management principles related to biomedical instrumentation, with emphasis on the proper use and application of safety test equipment, preventive maintenance procedures, and documentation of work performed.

  • 64 clock hours (2 Lectures, 2 Labs)
  • 3.0 Semester Credit Hours
 

ITSC 1325 – Personal Computer Hardware

Study of personal computer hardware, including personal computer assembly and upgrading, setup and configuration, and troubleshooting.

  • 64 clock hours (3 Lectures, 1 Lab)
  • 3.0 Semester Credit Hours
 

ITNW 1325 – Fundamentals of Networking Technologies

Identification of basic principles of medical equipment networking, including hardware, software and connectivity issues of medical equipment in healthcare facilities.

  • 64 clock hours (3 Lectures, 1 Lab)
  • 3.0 Semester Credit Hours

Core Technology Phase II

BIOM 1355 – Medical Electronic Applications

Presentation of sensors, transducers, and supporting circuits used in medical instrumentation devices. The course will allow students to progressively understand basic principles and integration of sensors and transducers used in/with medical equipment.

  • 80 clock hours (2 Lectures, 3 Labs)
  • 3.0 Semester Credit Hours
 

BIOM 1341 – Medical Circuits Troubleshooting

Skills development in troubleshooting of medical electronic circuits, and utilization of appropriate test and calibration equipment.

  • 64 clock hours (2 Lectures, 2 Labs)
  • 3.0 Semester Credit Hours
 

BIOM 1309 – Applied Biomedical Equipment Technology

Introduction to biomedical instrumentation as related to anatomy and physiology of the human body. It includes medical devices used for monitoring, diagnosis, and treatment of the human body systems.

  • 64 clock hours (2 Lectures, 2 Labs)
  • 3.0 Semester Credit Hours
 

BIOM 2339 – Physiological Instruments II

This course emphasizes the theory of circuit analysis, troubleshooting and the operation of graphics-display recording devices, defibrillators and multi-purpose diagnostic equipment.

  • 64 clock hours (2 Lectures, 2 Labs)
  • 3.0 Semester Credit Hours
 

BIOM 2343 – General Medical Equipment II

This course covers the theory and principles of operation of a variety of basic electro-mechanical equipment, with emphasis on repair and service of actual medical equipment.

  • 64 clock hours (2 Lectures, 2 Labs)
  • 3.0 Semester Credit Hours
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