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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5985
Effective Term: 2023 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 26-36
CIP Code: 15.0401

Instructional Council: Applied Technology
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of this degree, students may pursue a career as:
49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Biomedical Equipment Technology program introduces students to the technical knowledge and skills needed for entry level positions troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining biomedical equipment used by hospitals, clinics, home healthcare providers, and medical device manufacturers and repair companies. Coursework includes the study of electronics, networking, information security, human anatomy and physiology, regulatory, and healthcare delivery systems.

Learning Outcomes
1. Apply methods and analytical skills to test, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electronic and biomedical equipment. (BIO160, BME101, CIS105, CIS190, CNT140AB, ELE111, ELE121, ELE131, HCC130, HCC145, HCC145AA, MAT12+)
2. Describe various human physiological processes and how they can be measured, diagnosed, and documented by medical devices and systems. (BIO160, BME101, HCC130, HCC145, HCC145AA)
3. Demonstrate knowledge of electronic components, circuits, and instruments and how they function at a systems-level. (BME101, ELE111, ELE121, ELE131, MAT12+)
4. Use principles of computer hardware and software, network architecture, wireless technology, and information security in embedded systems. (BME101, CIS105, CIS190, CNT140AB)
5. Utilize effective written skills in the preparation of technical reports. (BME101, HCC130, HCC145, HCC145AA)
6. Demonstrate basic knowledge required for meeting professional standards and regulatory and safety requirements related to the field. (BME101, HCC130, HCC145, HCC145AA)
7. Collaborate and communicate effectively with customers, peers, clinical staff, and other members of the healthcare team. (BME101, HCC130, HCC145, HCC145AA)
Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
BIO160 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 4

+ BME101 Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology 3

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) AND
+ CIS190 Introduction to Networking (3)
CNT140AB Introduction to Networks (4) 4-6

+ ELE111 Circuit Analysis I 4
+ ELE121 Solid-State Devices and Circuits I 4
ELE131 Digital Logic and Circuits 3

HCC130 Fundamentals in Health Care Delivery 3

HCC145 Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals (3) OR
HCC145AA Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals I (1) 1-3

+ MAT120 Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
+ MAT121 Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
+ MAT122 Intermediate Algebra (3) OR
MAT126 Intermediate Algebra with Review (6) OR
Permission of Program Director (0) 0-6
Credits: 26-36

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 25, 2020

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.