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Course Description

Biomedical Engineering Technology - BMET 254

Biomedical Equipment Internship 1 (0-24/40) 3 Cr. Hrs.

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)


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

  • Acceptance into BMET program.
  • BMET 116 with a minimum grade of 3.0 if not taken previously.


(A course to be taken in the same semester as this course.)

  • BMET 204 with a minimum grade of 3.0 if not taken previously.

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.

Course Schedule

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

Winter; 2019; BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TECH; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/04/2019

 254117400Biomed Equip Int 1 3Peters C$37.0020/20/0OpenR  03:00 PM-04:24 PM AS576