BMET II Certificate Course Description

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
     

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

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 1101* – Biomedical Engineering Technologies

Introduction to the current BMET profession, current job responsibilities, salaries, and classifications in the health care industry.

  • 16 clock hours (1 Lecture, 0 Labs)
  • 1.0 Semester Credit Hours
     

BIOM 2270* – Fundamentals of Medical Equipment Management 

Skills development in common repair tools and repair techniques used by biomedical equipment technicians in healthcare.

  • 32 clock hours (32 Lecture, 0 Labs)
  • 2.0 Semester Credit Hours
     

BIOM 1350 – Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging Systems

This course covers ultrasound instrumentation from physics phenomena and transducer technology to complex ultrasound instrumentation, including basic systems troubleshooting and problem-solving.

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

BIOM 2331 – Biomedical Clinical Instrumentation

A study of theory and the principles of operation of instruments commonly used in a medical laboratory.

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

BIOM 2319* – Fundamentals of X-Ray & Medical Imaging Systems

This course is a study in radiation theory and safety hazards, fundamental circuits, and application of X-ray systems, including circuit analysis and troubleshooting.

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

BIOM 2343 – General Medical Equipment

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
 

*Students will take only 3 SCH chosen from the courses marked with an asterisk.

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