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BET Program Educational Objectives

 

Listed below are the BET program educational objectives. These are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments; preparing BET graduates to achieve during the first few years of employment in the medical device service industry following graduation.


The BET major prepares graduates who, during the first few years of professional practice, will be able to:

  1. Understand the use, application, operation, corrective actions, installations, acceptance testing, and preventive maintenance (PMs) inspections on a wide range of medical devices.
  2. Secure employment in the medical equipment maintenance profession, attempt professional certification, or advance to a higher level of education.
  3. Have an awareness, understanding, and application of applicable standards, regulations, and quality improvement plans regarding medical equipment support.
  4. Communicate effectively with co-workers, clinical professionals, and other healthcare related professionals by functioning effectively on committees and by independent work.

BET Student Outcomes Listed below are the BET program outcomes:

 

These are focused statements that describe what units of knowledge or skills students are expected to acquire from the BET program, while achieving the BET program educational objectives. These skills are typically demonstrated by the student and measured at the time of graduation from the BET program.

The BET program outcomes are as follows:

  1. Understand use, application, operation, installation, acceptance testing, preventive maintenance, performance assurance and safety inspections (PMs) on select medical devices.
  2. Understand and apply a fundamental knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering technology fundamentals, components, circuits and networking fundamentals.
  3. Apply basic mathematical and scientific principles to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
  4. Awareness and understanding of diversity, professional and ethical responsibilities, applicable standards and regulations regarding medical equipment support.
  5. Work with fellow technicians, clinical professionals and other related professionals by functioning effectively on teams and by independent work.
  6. Communicate effectively with fellow technicians, clinical professionals and other related professionals.
  7. Recognize and understand the need for continued professional development, including formal and informal study.
  8. Recognize, observe and participate when possible in quality improvement programs, timeless and commitment to continuous improvement that support medical equipment and systems.
  9. The application of circuit analysis and design, analog and digital electronics, microcomputers, bioengineering systems, and safety in the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of biomedical equipment.
  10. The applications of physics, chemistry, and biological sciences to building, testing, operation, and maintenance of biomedical equipment in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.