About this course
The Biomedical Equipment Technology curriculum prepares individuals to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to install, operate, troubleshoot, and repair sophisticated devices and instrumentation used in the health care delivery system. Instruction includes instrument calibration, design and installation testing, system safety and maintenance procedures, procurement and installation procedures, and report preparation.
Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology. Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, construction technicians and managers, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians. With an AAS degree and two years’ experience, an individual should be able to become a certified Biomedical Equipment Technician.