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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: None

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: None

Corequisite: None

BMT 212 Course Outline: Not Available
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