Certified Course in Biomedical Engineering for Biomedical Freshers


A novel program intended for fresh B tech biomedical engineers to get familiarized with the health care technology from a hospital perspective.

The medical field is becoming more and more dependent on technology for the better health care delivery.
Here there is unmet requirement for skilled technical person with updated knowledge in medical equipment and technologies. At present the courses such as B tech biomedical engineering doesn’t give sufficient knowledge and practical exposure to the latest medical technologies and skills, guidelines required for health care technology management. In this circumstance, department of biomedical engineering, Cochin medical college attempt to fill this gap by conducting the course for freshers ( 2013  pass out ) biomedical engineers.

Duration: 3 months + 9 months optional as unpaid trainee

Course structure:

Syllabus (Two Papers) , Assignment  & Project

Last date of submission of application : 7th August

Mode of selection: Qualifying examination marks + Test

Date of Test: 12 August 2013 ( 11:00 am)

Date of commencement of course : 14th August

Fees: 5,000 for the course

Eligibility : This course is intended for the B tech (Biomedical engineering) fresher .

Detailed Syllabus
The course work consist of two papers

Paper-I: Medical Equipments and Technology
Basic instrumentation

Clinical Laboratory Equipments:
ElectrolyteAnalyzer, Autoanalyzer, SemiAutoanalyser,
Haematology  Analyzer,etc
Equipments in transfusion Medicine

Technology in CSSD
Equipments in Haemodialysis

Equipments in Operation Theatre
Anesthesia machine, surgical diathermy, multiparamonitor,
anesthesis ventilator, neurosurgical drill,etc

Diagnostic Radiology
X ray, C arm, Fluoroscopy, USG, CT Scan, MRI
Medical image processing

Laproscope, Endoscope and Bronchoscope
Equipements used in cardiology
ECG, Holter, TMT, Echocardiography

Equipemts used in physiotherapy
Equipments used in opthalmology
equipments used in ENT: audiometry, operating microscope

Equipments used in neurology
EEG, EMG, NCV, etc

Equipments used in Ambulance
Equipments used in radiotherapy
ESWL and its principle
Hospital gas supply systems – Centralized supply of air, nitrous oxide, vacuum & oxygen. liquid oxygen system. Air compressor.

Calibration  of medical equipments

Paper-II: Health care Technology Management
Concept of health & disease. Clinical  diagnosis
Disease surveillance
Basic statistics – test of significance, correlation, regression, SPSS

The Health care Technology Management Cycle, Budgeting your health care technology,
Needs assessment for medical devices, Procure and Commission Your Healthcare Technology
medical equipment inventory management, Operate Your Healthcare Technology Effectively and Safely, Organize the Maintenance, Maintenance Management Databases

Basic Accounting- credit, debit, P &L account, balance sheet, Tally
Break even analysis

Quality Management ISO 90001, NABH, JCI

Visit webpage of Biomedical Medical Engineering Department, CMC, Kochi

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