BMT-101 - Introduction to Biomedical Devices and Industry

3 credits

This course introduces students to the conceptual clinical engineering department in a hospital.  Students learn the organization of the hospital and the operation of the clinical engineering department.  Students are introduced to the professional requirements of performing their tasks in the administrative and patient care environments of a hospital or related health care facility.  An introductory set of instrument technologies and test and maintenance equipment are explored as well as the underlying sensor and transducer technologies.