Biomedical Equipment Technology

Student using equipment.

Overview

The Biomedical Equipment Technology (BMET) curriculum prepares individuals for employment as Biomedical Equipment Technicians.  These individuals will maintain sophisticated, always advancing, medical devices and equipment used in the healthcare delivery system.  Maintenance will involve installation, calibration, repair accompanied by documentation.  Instruction will provide needed theory of operation that is reinforced practically to insure understanding of medical devices.  With an Associates of Applied Science in Biomedical Equipment Technology and two years of industrial experience, an individual is able to be certified as a Biomedical Equipment Technician. See which careers require a degree in BMET.

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Coursework includes foundations in electronics, networking, security, anatomy, medical terminology, biomedical instrumentation, imaging technology, biomedical troubleshooting, and culminating with applicable work-based learning experience.  Emphasis is placed on developing and enhancing the student’s ability to solve technical problems for medical devices and equipment in varying conditions and environments. Read what first year student shares about his decision to pursue Biomedical Equipment Technology after taking his first BMT class.

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Degree Awarded

The Associate of Applied Science Degree-Biomedical Equipment Technology is awarded by the College upon completion of the program.

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Work Based Learning Requirements

NEW - Professional Development for Current BMETS

Fall Date TBD

HTM Certified Biomedical Equipment Technologist Exam Prep Review Course - BMT 7000

CPCC is now offering a CBET Exam Prep Review Prep course, March 11th-14th, 2019 at the Advanced Technology Center at CPCC.  This course is taught by a professional with over 34 years in the healthcare industry and 24 years in education.  The course will prepare those who plan to sit for the CBET exam by being exposed to questions posed in all five test areas and focus on the applied knowledge and skills BMETs use on the job.

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Biomedical Equipment Technology Program Information:

Program Chair
Claude Hargrove, PhD
Claude.Hargrove@cpcc.edu
704-330-2722, ext. 3143
Advanced Technology Center, 5103
CPCC Central Campus

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