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Course Description

Biomedical Engineering Technology - BMET 204

Biomedical Instrumentation Terminology and Safety 2 (2-2) 4 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course is intended to provide students with knowledge of medical equipment in the hospital setting, equipment management, equipment maintenance and other fundamental principles related to Biomedical Engineering Technology.


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

  • Acceptance into BMET program.
  • BMET 116 with a minimum grade of 3.0.

Course Competencies

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

  • Differentiate between hospital departments.
  • Evaluate job market opportunities both local and national.
  • Develop a presentation explaining the use of medical equipment to the Medical Staff.
  • Summarize the components of a Biomedical Engineering Department.
  • Apply concepts necessary for passing the BMET Certification Exam.
  • Network with other BMET's.
  • Explain how to use a Watt Meter.
  • Explain how to use an Electrosurgical Analyzer.
  • Explain the necessary steps to take an ECG.
  • Explain the necessary steps to take a Blood Pressure.
  • Explain how to use an Infusion Tester.
  • Explain the necessary steps to take a Pulse Oximetry reading.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2019; BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TECH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/14/2019

 204114557BMET Instrum Term & Safety 2 4Peters C$37.0018/20/0OpenR  06:00 PM-09:54 PM AS164