BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN (BMET) CERTIFICATE
24 / 48 WEEK CERTIFICATE COURSE
The Biomedical Equipment Technician Certificate program provides a comprehensive overview of the biomedical equipment and healthcare technology management industry. Students study hardware, software, and troubleshooting for medical devices. Students will apply skills acquired throughout their coursework in basic electronics, schematics, pneumatics, hydraulics, customer service, environment of care (EOC), and troubleshooting. Students garner the skills and working knowledge to perform medical equipment maintenance services characterized by repair or module replacement; repair of general medical equipment malfunctions; adjustment of medical equipment utilizing standard and special-purpose tools and electronic test equipment; conduct preventive maintenance checks and services; and conduct calibration, verification, certification, and electrical safety tests.
$9,298 ($9198 Tuition, $100 Application Fee)
24 Weeks Full Time / 48 Weeks Part Time
405 Clock Hours / 24.0 Semester Credits
Student to Teacher Ratio
- Medical Terminology & Anatomy
- Everyday Mathematics
- Electronics I
- Networking Fundamentals I
- Biomedical Equipment Technology I
- Troubleshooting Theory and Methodology
- Professional Development
This program equips students with skills necessary to obtain entry-level jobs at hospitals, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) who specialize in making medical equipment, and Independent Service Organizations (ISO) who source contracts for private biomedical companies.
The program performance objectives include repair and module replacement; simple printed circuit board repair; repair of general medical or optical equipment malfunctions; adjustment of medical, or optical equipment utilizing common and special purpose tools; testing and measuring diagnostic equipment; performing preventive maintenance checks and services; conducting calibration, verification, certification, and electrical safety tests.
This program prepares students to work in positions, such as Biomedical Equipment Technician (maintenance and repairs), Specialized Equipment Field Service, and Medical Equipment & Instrumentation Technician. Also, Sales, Technical Support, Consulting, and Management. O*NET: 49-9062.00 / CIP Number: 15.0401
CREDENTIAL AWARDED UPON COMPLETION/GRADUATION
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the successful completion of the program. The student to teacher ratio for lecture and lab = 30:1