Is this course for you?

The course is ideally suited to those with some knowledge of instrumentation but lacking experience with biomedical systems. Delegates will gain confidence in working with biomedical equipment by carrying out structured, practical assignments on equipment covered during the course.

Aim

To provide delegates with a good understanding of biomedical equipment principles, applications and maintenance procedures.

Objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of operation of a wide range of biomedical equipment.
  • Understand the principles of operation of biomedical equipment with reference to human physiology
  • Assess possible hazards associated with the use and maintenance of biomedical equipment.
  • Perform electrical safety test to verify the safe use of medical equipment.  
  • Perform routine maintenance and performance testing on a wide range of medical equipment

Prerequisites

The prerequisite for this course is that candidates should have as a minimum a level 3 qualification in an engineering discipline preferably Electrical or Electronic engineering or equivalent work experience.

Additional Information

Equipment area/types will include ECG, Defibrillators, Patient Monitoring, Infusion devices, Premature Baby Incubators, Foetal Monitoring, Physiotherapy equipment, Surgical Diathermy and an introduction to Anaesthesia & Ventilation.

NHS

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.      

City & Guilds

This course has City & Guilds accredited programme status.

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