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Whether your students are looking to become a Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET), or are simply taking a Human Physiology course in high school. Heathkit's Life Sciences series provides the fundamental knowledge of the technology behind the biology.  This series offers the fundamental principles for biomedical equipment and a variety of physiology technologies. Preparing students for both the technology and healthcare industries.

BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION {BIS-100}

Biomedical Instrumentation BIS-100

Biomedical equipment technology is one of today's most in-demand industries for job recruiters. Hospitals, laboratories and other healthcare facilities continue to look for skilled technicians who can inspect, calibrate, maintain and repair a variety of biomedical equipment. Individuals with a biomedical technology background are finding good compensation, benefits and job growth in their field.

Heathkit's Biomedical Instrumentaion course provides students with the basic principles of the circuitry behind the biomedical equipment. Through a series of hands-on exercises and measurements students develop an understanding of human physiology and the biomedical instrumentation that records the measurements.
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HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY {HU-PHYS-100}

Human Physiology

Provide your students with a solid introduction to human physiology with Heathkit’s Human Physiology course. This course offers the unique PowerLab® LabTutor® System, which integrates hardware, software and experiments into a comprehensive laboratory for students. While the PowerLab® captures the data from the hands-on experiments, the LabTutor® software provides scientific background information and step-by-step instructions for each experiment, as well as data analysis and student submission reports. All of this allows students to concentrate on human physiology principles, rather than spending time on equipment and software set-up. Just plug in the transducer or electrode and students are ready to start the experiment.

 
 
MODEL #MVO-1-PB
Ground Integrity Tester


The Hampden MODEL MVO-1-PB Ground Integrity Tester, provides a simple and convenient method of assuring the proper operation of hospital ground systems.

Options:
  • MVO-60Hz-IT Impedance Tester Option
  • MODEL #MVO-60Hz-IT
    Impedance Tester Option


    The Hampden MODEL MVO-60Hz-IT 60 Hertz Impedance Tester provides a simple and convenient method of Grounding System Testing. It is designed to couple to the Hampden MODEL MVO-1-PB Ground Integrity Tester, which is designed for voltage measurements and existing construction impedance measurements.

     
    MODEL #H-DIT-2A
    Digital Interval Timer


    The Hampden MODEL H-DIT-2A Digital Interval Timer is used to display time of day and to measure and display elapsed time in hours, minutes and seconds. Time is displayed on easily-read 0.8 inch high LED numerals.

     
    MODEL #F1V through F6V Series
    Ground and Power Outlets


    The F1V through F6V Series Ground and Power Outlets come in many different configurations of Panel Mounted Grounding Receptacles and Power Receptacles which can be found on the attached data sheet. Shown are some examples of available configurations.

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #GN-4160 Series
    Ground and Power Outlets


    The GN-4160 Series Ground and Power Outlets come in a variety of configurations of Panel Mounted Grounding Receptacles and Power Receptacles which can be found on the attached data sheet. Shown are some sample GN-4160 Series set-ups.

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #F1V-SLR-3S through F8V-SLR-3S
    Ground Outlets


    These Ground Outlets are Hospital Grade and configured from One to Eight Gang Ground Outlets with 1 to 8 Ground Receptacles. (F4V-SLR-3S is shown) See data sheet for specifics.

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #SLC Series
    Pin Plug & Grounding Lug Cord Assemblies


    The Hampden SLC Series are Hospital Grade Pin Plug & Grounding Lug Cord Assemblies configured with a Pin Plug on one end and a Grounding Lug on the other end of either an 8', 10', 12' or 15' cord. See data sheet for specifics. Shown is a typical Cord Assembly.

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #SLCX Series
    Pin Plug & Clip Cord Assemblies


    The Hampden SLCX Series Hospital Grade Pin Plug & Clip Assemblies configured with a Pin Plug on one end and a Clip on the other end of either an 8', 10' 12' or 15' cord. See data sheet for specifics. Shown is an example of a typical cord assembly.

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #ALP Series
    Angle-Cap Plug and Grounding Lug Cord Assemblies


    The Hampden ALP Series are Hospital Grade Angle-Cap Plug and Grounding Lug Cord Assemblies which are configured with an Angle-Cap Plug on one end and a Grounding Lug on the other end of either an 8', 10', 12' or 15' cord. See data sheet for specifics. Shown is an example of a typical Cord Assembly.

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #SLR-3S
    Socket Receptacle (U/L)


    U/L Hospital grade Socket Receptacle.

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #SLP-3PR
    Pin Plug (U/L)


    U/L Hospital grade Pin Plug

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #SLP-3PH
    Heavy Duty Pin Plug


    Hospital grade Heavy Duty Pin Plug.

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #SL-3SQ
    Grounding Lug


    Hospital grade Grounding Lug. (Cord shown with SL-3SQ on one end and SLP-3PR on the other)

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #SL-3SQH
    Heavy Duty Grounding Lug


    Hospital grade Heavy Duty Grounding Lug.

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #SLP-3SR
    Socket Plug (U/L)


    U/L Hospital grade Socket Plug

     
    Data Sheet
    MODEL #ALP-3PR
    Angle-Cap Plug


    Hospital grade Angle-Cap Plug

     
    Data Sheet

    Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET)

     

    (BIS-100)

    Quick Info.

     

    What is a BMET?

    §        A Biomedical Equipment Technician (sometimes also referred to as Biomedical Engineer Technician) (BMET) inspects, calibrates, maintains and repairs diagnostic, monitoring, therapeutic and life-saving medical equipment

     

    Where are BMETs employed?

    §                                                        Hospitals

    §                                                        Laboratories

    §                                                        Clinic

    §                                                        Healthcare facilities

    §                                                        Medical equipment manufacturers

    §                                                        Contract service providers (third-party organizations)

     

    Who do BMETs work with?

    §                                                        Physicians

    §                                                        Dentists

    §                                                        Nurses

    §                                                        Scientists

    §                                                        Technicians

    §                                                        Administrators

     

    What is the job growth outlook for BMETs?

    §        As medical technology continually advances and evolves, the need for technicians who understand the equipment (and who can service, maintain and install it), continues to rise as well.  A growth of 21-34%, in the engineering field,  is projected through 2010.

     

    What is the average starting salary for a BMET?

    §                                                        $25,000 - $50,000

     
    What is the average senior level salary for a BMET?

    §                                                        $50,000 - $80,000

     

    Is there a certification for BMETs?

    §        Yes. The Board of Examiners for Biomedical Equipment Technicians, operating under the direction of the United States Certification Commission (USCC) and the ICC, maintains the certification programs for biomedical equipment technicians (CBET)

    What are the eligibility requirements for certification?

                Applicants must meet ONE of the following minimum eligibility requirements…

    §         Associate’s degree in biomedical equipment technology and two-years full-time BMET work; OR

    §         Associate’s degree in electronics technology and three years full-time BMET work experience; OR

    §         Four years full-time BMET work experience

     
    What is the content of the CBET exam?

    §                                                        Anatomy & Physiology                                                        13%

    §                                                        Safety in the Heatlhcare Facility                                     17%

    §                                                        Fundamentals of Electricity,

    Electronics, and Solid-state Devices                        20%

    §                                                        Medical Equipment Function &

    Operation                                                          23%

    §                                                        Medical Equipment Problem Solving                                     27% 

    What are some schools currently using for training?

    o       Currently, schools with BMET programs are using old medical equipment as training aids 

    o       Solution ---Heathkit’s BIS-100 equipment will offer a repeatable training device that allows students to analyze the measurement circuitry of nine (9) medical instruments

     Resources:

     Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation –

    §                                                        www.aami.org

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