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    Apr 21, 2018  
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Biomedical Equipment Technology, A.A.S. (A50100)


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(Collaborative Program with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute)

The Biomedical Equipment Technology curriculum prepares individuals to install, operate, troubleshoot, and repair sophisticated devices and instrumentation used in the health care delivery system. Emphasis is placed on preventive and safety inspections to ensure biomedical equipment meets local and national safety standards.

Course work provides a strong foundation in mathematics, physics, electronics, anatomy, physiology, and troubleshooting techniques. Some courses will include job experience and job shadowing, as well as people skills and communication, both in written and oral form.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in hospitals, clinics, clinical laboratories, shared service organizations, and manufacturers' field service. With an AAS degree and two years experience, an individual should be able to become a certified Biomedical Equipment Technician.

Special Admission Requirements:

  • Application
  • High School transcript
  • Health form after acceptance
  • Placements tests
  • Adult high school diploma or GED

Required Core Courses


  • BMT 111 Introducction to Biomedical Field (2 Credit Hours)
  • BMT 112 Hospital Safety and Standards (3 Credit Hours)
  • BMT 212 BMET Instrumentation I (6 Credit Hours)
  • BMT 213 BMET Instrumentation II (3 Credit Hours)
  • BMT 223 Imaging Techniques/Laser Fundam. (4 Credit Hours)
  • BMT 225 Biomed Troubleshooting (3 Credit Hours)

Required Subject Areas


  • BMT 120 Biomedical Anatomy & Physiology (3 Credit Hours)

Total Semester Hours Credit available at Gaston College (50-51)


Total Semester Hour Credits: 75-76


Note(s):


*Only these courses are offered at Gaston College.

An additional 25-26 SHC must be completed at CCC&TI for AAS degree.

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