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Biomedical Engineering Technology

BMET 254


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Credit Hours

(0-24/40) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates


Section NoStart Date
117400February 2, 2015

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Biomedical Equipment Internship 1


Course Description

This is the first cooperative assignment for a Biomedical Engineering Technology student who has completed the prerequisites for this course. Employment will be approximately 24 to 40 hours per week off campus in a technical capacity with a hospital or an employer in the biomedical field. The college and the employer will jointly evaluate the student, which will then serve as a basis for a final grade. A student on a BMET internship is considered a full time student with Schoolcraft College with all rights and privileges of a full time student. (Usually 15 weeks)

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Acceptance into the Biomedical Engineering Technology Program (BMET) and
  • BMET 116 with a grade of 3.0 or better.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the basic operations of each department of the hospital.
  • Identify the physiological principles applicable to each department of the hospital.
  • Identify equipment operations for each department of the hospital.
  • Summarize the organization, policies and procedures of a Biomedical Engineering Technology Department.
  • Calibrate medical equipment accurately.
  • Work with hospital staff in a respectful and collaborative manner.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems effectively.
  • Respond accordingly to instructions and concerns of superiors, co-workers and other hospital staff.
  • Demonstrate proper use of biomedical test equipment.
  • Adhere to applicable safety procedures.
  • Repair medical equipment properly.
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