2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]
Biomedical Equipment Technology, A.A.S. (A50100) - Collaborative with Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute
(Collaborative Program with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute)
Pathway Description: These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.
Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology.
Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, construction technicians and managers, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.
Biomedical Equipment Technology: A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to install, operate, troubleshoot, and repair sophisticated devices and instrumentation used in the health care delivery system. Includes instruction in instrument calibration, design and installation testing, system safety and maintenance procedures, procurement and installation procedures, and report preparation. With an AAS degree and two years' experience, an individual should be able to become a certified Biomedical Equipment Technician.
Special Admission Requirements:
- High School transcript
- Health form after acceptance
- Placements tests
- Adult high school diploma or GED
***NOTE: Some of the courses found in the Associates Program are not available for registration on the Gaston College Website, because this is a dual program. Please talk to an advisor about the best way to register for this program.