Academic Related Course Descriptions

BMT 111 Intro to Biomed Field

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of the health care delivery system. Topics include hospital organization and structure, BMET duties and responsibilities, and the professional and social interrelationships between services. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of hospital organization as related to BMET duties.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 2; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 2
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
BMT 111 Course Outline: Not Available

BMT 211 Biomedical Measurements

This course introduces the human-instrument system and problems encountered in attempting to obtain measurements from a living body.  Topics include electrodes, transducers, instrumentation, amplifiers, electrocardiographs, monitors, recorders, defibrillators, ESU units, and related equipment.  Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 2
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: ELN 132
Corequisite: None
BMT 211 Course Outline: Not Available

BMT 212  BMET Instrumention I

This course covers theory of operation, circuit analysis, troubleshooting techniques, and medical applications for a variety of instruments and devices.  Topics include electrodes, transducers, instrumentation amplifiers, electrocardiographs, monitors, recorders, defibrillators, ESU units, and related equipment used in clinical laboratories, intensive care units, and research facilities.  Upon completion, students should be able to calibrate, troubleshoot, repair, and certify that instrumentation meets manufacturer’s original specifications.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 6
Semester Hours Credit: 6
Prerequisite: BMT 211
Corequisite: None
BMT 212 Course Outline: Not Available


BMT 225 Biomed Trouble Shooting

This course is designed to provide students with basic problem solving skills, and to track down and identify problems frequently encountered with medical instrumentation. Emphasis is placed on developing logical troubleshooting techniques using technical manuals, flowcharts, and schematics, to diagnose equipment faults. Upon completion, students should be able to logically diagnose and isolate faults, and perform repairs to meet manufacturer specifications.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 1; Lab, 4
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
BMT 225 Course Outline: Not Available

 

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