Studying for an Eastwood Park degree: Alison's experience
We deliver highly practical training for biomedical engineers relating to the safety, servicing and performance verification of a range of equipment including electro-cardiovascular, ventilation, anaesthesia and dental.
At its heart is our core 2-week biomedical equipment course which provides new entrants to the healthcare sector with a solid understanding of biomedical equipment principles, applications and maintenance procedures.
Theory learning is combined with hands-on practical experience in our medical equipment labs and fully functioning operating theatre.
|Biomedical equipment maintenance practice||EMBC||10 days|
|Servicing anaesthesia & ventilation equipment||SVAE||5 days|
|Safety testing of electrical medical equipment (IEC 60601-1 + 62353)||EMME||1 day|
|Maintaining Cardiovascular Equipment||CVE||3 days|
|Maintaining Infusion Devices, Foetal Monitors & Incubators||IFMI||3 days|
|Maintaining Theatre Equipment||MTE||3 days|
Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.
Medical Equipment trainers
Dr Kenneth Pereira has made a significant contribution in the field of biomedical equipment education and training for the last 30 years and plays a significant role in the development of Eastwood Park’s new foundation degree.
As an acclaimed lecturer he has been actively involved in teaching electronics and biomedical engineering for many years. He is a published author of papers for several conferences on education, training and curriculum development.
Scott has over 30 years’ in the clinical engineering sector. A registered Clinical Scientist with the Health Care Professions Council, he has a PhD in medical device risk management and a background in engineering and science. He is currently an EBME manager with Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and Managing Director/Lead Consultant for Health Tech Solutions Ltd.