Biomedical Equipment (BIOM)

BIOM 1309  Applied Biomedical Equipment Technology  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to biomedical instrumentation as related to anatomy and physiology. Includes medical devices for monitoring, diagnosis, and treatment of anatomical systems.

Course Type: Technical

BIOM 1315  Medical Equipment Networks  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course covers the identification of basic principles of medical equipment networking including hardware, software, and connectivity issues of medical equipment in healthcare facilities.

Co-requisite(s): BIOM 1309
Course Type: Technical

BIOM 1341  Medical Circuits Troubleshooting  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course covers development of skills in troubleshooting of medical electronic circuits and utilization of test equipment.

Co-requisite(s): BIOM 1309
Course Type: Technical

BIOM 1350  Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging Systems  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers diagnostic ultrasound imaging systems including basic systems troubleshooting and problem solving.

Co-requisite(s): BIOM 1309
Course Type: Technical

BIOM 1355  Medical Electronic Applications  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course covers the presentation of sensors, transducers, and supporting circuits used in medical instrumentation devices.

Co-requisite(s): BIOM 1309
Course Type: Technical

BIOM 2301  Safety in Health Care Facilities  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course is a study of codes, standards and management principles related to biomedical instrumentation emphasizing application of safety test equipment, preventive maintenance procedures, and documentation of work performed.

Co-requisite(s): BIOM 1309
Course Type: Technical

BIOM 2311  General Medical Equipment I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is a study in analysis of selected current paths from a larger schematic including discussion of equipment and disassembly and reassembly of equipment.

Co-requisite(s): BIOM 1309 and CETT 1302
Course Type: Technical

BIOM 2315  Physiological Instruments I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course is the theory of operation, circuit analysis, and troubleshooting physiological instruments.

Co-requisite(s): BIOM 1309
Course Type: Technical

BIOM 2319  Fundamentals of X-Ray and Medical Imaging Systems  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is a study in radiation theory and safety hazards, fundamental circuits, and application of X-ray systems including circuit analysis and troubleshooting.

Co-requisite(s): BIOM 1309
Course Type: Technical

BIOM 2343  General Medical Equipment II  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers the theory and principles of operation of a variety of basic electro-mechanical equipment with emphasis on repair and service of actual medical equipment.

Prerequisite(s): BIOM 2311
Course Type: Technical

BIOM 2389  Internship - Biomedical Technology/Technician  3 Credits   (0 Lec, 18 Lab)  

This course is a work-based training experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

Prerequisite(s): BIOM 1309, 1315, 1341, 1355, and 2311 or Department Chair Approval.
Course Type: Technical