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Biomedical Equipment Technology

BMT-111: 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.

BMT-212: 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 manufacturer146s original specifications.

BMT-223: This course covers techniques associated with X-Ray, CT Scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and ultrasound, along with fundamental concepts and applications of medical lasers. Topics include radiation interaction with matter, X-Ray emissions, beam restricting devices, laser energy generation, andlaser usage in surgery and other related medical procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the operation of imaging devices, evaluate, calibrate, align, and provide safety instruction in usage of medical lasers.

CIS-110: This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural science/mathematics (Quantitative Option).