Biomedical Equipment Repair Technology

Biomedical Equipment Repair Technology is a two-year instructional and field service program that provides students with technical knowledge and skills necessary for gaining employment as a Biomedical Equipment Technician. These persons are technical specialists with broad-based electro-medical skills who are familiar with electronic repair of medical equipment. They are field technicians who can install, set up, troubleshoot, integrate, program, test, operate, and repair systems and components. They may work as a member of a team or supervise other technicians.

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Electronics Technology (BMET) option will be awarded upon the successful completion of the Biomedical Equipment Repair Technology curriculum. Upon completion, the student will have an opportunity to apply for the Biomedical Equipment Technician Certification Examination.

Employment Outlook: Excellent. Employment opportunities are at an all time-high. Graduates may work for a hospital, service maintenance organization, home health agency, or equipment manufacturer. Employment salaries for most graduates range from $23,000 to over $40,000 for entry-level positions.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants for Biomedical Equipment Repair Technology must have the following documents submitted:

  1. PRCC Application for Admission;
  2. An official transcript from an accredited high school indicating date of graduation or GED transcript indicating passing;
  3. Official transcript from every college attended (if applicable);
  4. ACT scores.

For more information contact:

Electronics Technology Instructors:

OR

Counseling Center, Poplarville (601) 403-1250
Counseling Offices, Forrest County (601) 554-5529 / (601) 554-5503.

Curriculum & Course Description

Biomedical Equipment Repair Technology is an instructional and field service program that provides students with technical knowledge and skills necessary for gaining employment as a Biomedical Equipment Technician. These persons are technical specialists with broad-based electro-medical skills who are familiar with electronic repair of hospital health care equipment. They are field technicians who can install, set up, troubleshoot, integrate, program, test, operate, and repair systems and components. Upon completion of the program, the student will be qualified to apply for the Biomedical Equipment Technician Certification Examination.

FRESHMAN YEAR SEMESTER HOURS
1st Sem. 2nd Sem.
BIO 2513 Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BIO 2511 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1
EET 1114 DC Circuits 4
________ Mathematics/Science Elective 3
EET 1111 Orientation to Biomedical Careers 1
ENG 1113 English Composition I 3
EET 1123 AC Circuits 3
________ Oral Communication Elective 3
EET 1214 Digital Electronics 4
________ Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
BIO 2523 Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BIO 2521 Anatomy & Physiology II Lab 1
SOPHOMORE YEAR
EET 1334 Solid State Devices & Circuits 4
EET 1324 Microprocessors 4
________ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
________ Technical Elective 4
EET 211(3-6) Supervised Work Experience in Biomedical Equip. Repair I 3-6
________ Technical Elective 4
EET 2334 Linear Integrated Circuits 4
EET 222(3-6) Supervised Work Experience in Biomedical Equip. Repair II 3-6
EET 2423 Fundamentals of Fiber Optics 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 64/70
ACADEMIC ELECTIVES:
See Technical Programs in this section of the catalog for AAS degree general education core courses.
TECHNICAL ELECTIVES:
ATE 1113 Science & Technology
CPT 1113 Fundamentals of Microcomputer Applications
EET 1113 Mathematics for Electronics
EET 1192 Fundamentals of Electronics
EET 1613 Computer Fundamentals of Electronics/Electricity
EET 2414 Electronics Communication
EET 2514 Interfacing Techniques
EET 291(1-3) Special Project
INT 1214 Fluid Power