Biomedical Equipment Technology

Providing "first aid" for modern medical equipment.

 

Biomedical Equipment Technology - AAS

1) Must complete a minimum of 3 different MnTC goals in Liberal Arts and Sciences

2) 1100 or higher Liberal Arts and Sciences courses required unless specified

Estimated Costs for this Major

Tuition/Fees:$12,402
Tools:$50
Books/Supplies:$1,200
Total:$13,652

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Goal 4: Mathematics
Choose one Goal 4 course
3 cr
3 cr
 
15 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
BMET2221
Introduction to Biomedical Equipment
This introductory course begins with a brief overview of the human body. There will be special focus on the heart and circulatory system. Biomedical instrumentation and measurement will include information on electrodes, sensors, transducers, bioelectric amplifiers, electrocardiographs and other cardiovascular devices. (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
BMET2222
Biomedical Equipment Safety
This course covers the quality assurance and continuous quality improvement aspects as related to a hospital setting. Electrical safety and preventive maintenance will be covered. Hospital safety codes will be discussed and information from NEC, NFDA and, JCAH will be presented. (Prerequisites: ELEC 1251 Solid State Devices) (2 credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
BMET2223
Biomedical Equipment I
This course focuses on biomedical technology as it applies to the respiratory and nervous system. Biomedical instrumentation and equipment utilized in the following areas will include: respiratory therapy, measuring brain function, intensive care monitoring, operating rooms, medical laboratory, and ultrasonography. (Prerequisites: BMET 2221 Introduction to Biomedical Equipment) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
BMET2224
Biomedical Equipment II
This course focuses on the various types of equipment used in the hospital setting. These include waveform display devices, fiber optics and lasers, computers, networking, and the Pak system, also radiology and nuclear equipment. (Prerequisites: Intro to Biomed Equipment) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
BMET2225
Clinical Internship
This course introduces the student to an on-site learning experience as a biomedical equipment technician. The student will be assigned to a Health Care Facility or Medical Equipment repair company. Supervision of the intern is shared by a biomedical technician, or facility supervisor and a college faculty member. This course gives the students an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary to work individually or in a group in a professional hospital setting. (Prerequisite: BMET2221, BMET2222, and ELEC1500)(Prerequisite and concurrent: BMET2223, BMET2224, and ELEC2500) ( 3 Credit: 0 Lect. / Pres, 0 Lab, 3 OTJ)

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3 cr
ELEC1202
Introduction to DC Electricity
This course covers the general information, theory, and problem-solving techniques required for an analysis of DC circuits with emphasis on the meter measurements, current flow, and voltage division. (Prerequisite: Proficient in basic math) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
ELEC1204
Introduction to AC Electricity
This course covers the general information, theory, and problem-solving techniques required for an analysis of AC circuits. Topics include: AC waveforms, oscilloscope operation, meter measurements, and AC vs. DC comparisons. (Prerequisites or Concurrent: ELEC1202, proficiency in basic math) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
ELEC1209
DC Theory & Circuits
This course covers the study of Ohm's Law, Kirchoff's Law and network theorems, with an emphasis on the theoretical concepts as related to electricity/electronics. The application of DC theory through laboratory experiments are also examined. Instruction in the operation of basic test equipment is used to provide verification of topics and to reinforce the theory. (Prerequisite or Concurrent PHYS1515 or ELEC1202) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
ELEC1212
Digital Electronics I
Students will learn what a digital circuit is and how digital circuits are used in electronic equipment, from simple clocks to large computers. Experimentation with digital circuits will aid in the reinforcement of digital concepts. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
ELEC1214
Electronic Fabrication Technology
In this course students will study the proper techniques necessary for placement of components on PCB's, with emphasis on THM and SMT technologies. Proper use of standard and specialized tools and equipment will be demonstrated. Soldering techniques will be critiqued in accordance with IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 soldering standards. (Prerequisite: None) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
ELEC1220
Electronic Communications
This course presents an overview of electronic communication systems and principles. Amplitude Modulation, Frequency Modulation, and Multiplexing Fundamentals. Practical experiments will reinforce many points presented in Electronics Communications. (Prerequisites: ELEC1202, ELEC1204) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
ELEC1250
Introduction to Solid State
A theoretical understanding of solid-state devices, which includes diodes, bipolar transistors, field effect transistors, SCR's, triacs, and others, and their operation in both DC and AC circuits will be covered. Analysis of these operations will be demonstrated through the lab exercises and proper use of test equipment. Proper biasing of solid state devices is stressed. (Prerequisites: ELEC1202, ELEC1204) (4 credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
ELEC1330
Computers for Technicians
This course is designed for Electronics Technology and Biomedical Equipment Technology students, who as part of their training require a technical approach to understanding PC operation and the use of an Office Suite. Technicians are increasingly expected to have skills in documenting tests and procedures, performing calculations and analyzing collected data, and presenting information to others in a clear and professional format. Students will study the basic technical aspects of personal computer systems including introduction to operating systems, and software applications. Students will be taught with assignments applied directly to Electronics. (Prerequisite: None) (2 credits: 1 Lecture/1 Lab)

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2 cr
ELEC1500
Networking I
This course provides an introduction to network systems. The student will learn about the basic concepts, terminology, equipment, and the techniques that are needed in the development of a data communication system. The protocols used for typical data exchange will be explored in a lab environment. This is semester one of the Cisco curriculum. (Prerequisites: None.) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
ELEC2211
Digital Electronics II
Digital electronics are so widely used that it is almost impossible to think of electronic equipment without them. Digital circuits have greatly improved electronic methods and have given practical electronic equipment amazing capabililty. In this course you will learn what digital electronics is, how they are used to reduce board area, improve reliability and increase performance. (Prerequisite: ELEC1212) (4 credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
ELEC2227
PC Hardware & OS
This course will explore the personal computer. Emphasis will be placed on the managing, monitoring and optimizing of the PC. Basic troubleshooting techniques will be discussed as it relates to the Personal Computer. The use of diagnostic and monitoring software will be emphasized. Topics covered provide a preparation for CompTia A+ certification. (Prerequisite: ELEC1500 Networking I) (4 credits: 3 lecture/1 lab)

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4 cr
ELEC2260
Linear Integrated Circuits
This course covers linear integrated circuits. In this course a wide variety of amplifiers, oscillators and generators will be analyzed, which use the op amp. The op amp is one of the most versatile integrated circuits; it provides high gain and wideband width in a simple configuration. (Prerequisite: ELEC1218) (4 Credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
ELEC2500
Networking II
This course will cover the components of local area networks well as some of the standards and connections used. The student will configure routers, switches, and wireless devices.. Students will explore the features and benefits of wireless devices and virtual LANs. . (Prerequisites: ELEC1500 Networking I) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
 
51 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 66



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