Our medical equipment lab and classroom incorporates a wide range of equipment.
Is this course for you?
This course is aimed at staff involved in the safety testing of electrical medical equipment who require an update.
To provide a sound understanding of the philosophy in Safety Testing of Electrical Medical Equipment
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- List the hazards of electrical medical equipment and identify its causes
- Classify electrical medical equipment based on Class and Type in accordance to IEC60601-1
- Differentiate the different tests performed
- Differentiate between testing to IEC60601-1 and IEC62353
- Perform routine electrical safety testing in accordance to IEC 60601-1/IEC 62353
This course involves performing electrical safety test in accordance to IEC 60601-1/IEC 62353 on various medical equipment commonly encountered in a medical environment.
This course will provide the underpinning knowledge and skills to undertake other 3 day and 10 day equipment focused courses in the Eastwood Park medical equipment portfolio.
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.
This course has City & Guilds accredited programme status.
Following a review of the new government guidance we want to reassure you that the essential training booked at Eastwood Park for the coming weeks is going ahead as planned.
We are operating a COVID-secure environment and will be seeking the co-operation of everyone attending to strictly adhere to these arrangements throughout their stay and we will continue to carefully monitor the situation.
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How long will you hold provisional bookings for?
Provisional bookings will be held for one week (7 days) from the date of booking.
As we are facing a high demand for course places, we kindly ask you to confirm your place as soon as possible.
If you do not confirm this booking within this period, unfortunately we cannot hold the place for you and the provisional booking request will be removed from the system.
What medical equipment do you cover?
Eastwood Park’s medical equipment training covers machines such as ECG, defibrillators, patient monitoring, infusion devices, premature baby incubators, foetal monitoring, physiotherapy equipment, surgical diathermy and an introduction to anaesthesia & ventilators.
Do I need to bring any documents with me?
Your joining instructions will state whether you need to bring anything with you to your course.
How do I find out your course availability?
To book one of our courses, call our sales team on +44 (0)1454 262777. Alternatively fill out the enquiry form on our website, after which we will contact you as soon as possible.
What are your terms & conditions?
You can view and download our booking terms and conditions here.