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Course Description

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Biomedical Engineering Technology - BMET 256

Biomedical Equipment Internship 1

3 Credit Hours
1 Lecture Hours
24/40 Off-site Hours without Faculty

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 faculty 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.
  • 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 TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2021; BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TECH; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 256517400BMET Internship 1RMT3Peters C3/8/0Open$12.00R  03:00 PM-04:24 PM TBA

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday