Jan 22, 2022  
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ELT 485 - Medical Electronics System Lab

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 6
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course covers the repair, calibration and preventive maintenance of critical care, diagnostic and life support equipment in a hands-on lab environment.
Prerequisite: ELT 728  , PHY 160  .
Corequisite: ELT 484  
Competencies
  1. Explain the operation of electrical safety testing equipment
    1. Describe the block diagram of a safety analyzer
    2. Understand the components involved in a safety analyzer
  2. Perform electrical safety tests on hospital equipment
    1. Measure electrical safety tests on hospital equipment
    2. Check service outlets for proper connections
    3. Measure case leakage currents
    4. Measure lead leakage currents
  3. Maintain biomedical electronics department records
  4. Perform routine maintenance on medical electronics equipment
    1. Complete preventative maintenance procedures as specified in manual
    2. Calibrate equipment to manufacturer’s specifications
    3. Replace expendable parts as scheduled
    4. Clean unit as required
  5. Troubleshoot medical electronics equipment
    1. Practice sound troubleshooting procedures
    2. Utilize manufacturer?s service data
    3. Isolate failed modules or components
    4. Replace defective components
    5. Verify proper operation
  6. Networking and patient monitoring
    1. Set up and demonstrate how to network space labs monitoring equipment
    2. Know the concepts of networking Biomedical equipment
  7. Vendor specific searches
    1. Be able to demonstrate how to do specific vendor searches on equipment
    2. Learn to download and manage technical documentation on vendor’s websites
    3. Supplement technical manuals from vendor specific websites
  8. Patient safety recalls
    1. Learn how to obtain documents on patient safety recalls
    2. Implement the date into your preventative maintenance program



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