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BMET 1107 - Basic Cardiac Instrumentation and Electricity

Biomedical Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

The goals of this course are to introduce students to basic electricity, simple circuit analysis, electrical safety, operation principles, and basic building blocks of biomedical instrumentation. Some biomedical devices relating to Cardiology Technology practice are discussed.

Prerequisite(s)

Principles of Math 12, Physics 11 (C+ or better).

Credits

3.0

Cost

$643.65

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 31713

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 26 Distance

Instructor

Anthony Chan

Course Outline

Cost

$643.65

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. This online Learning Hub course is for students in the Cardiology Diploma program. Students are responsible for ensuring prerequisite courses are completed PRIOR to registration. See course description for a list of individual prerequisites. IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration is available on an individual course basis for those who wish to take continuing education credits (Max 3 courses). Registration does not imply admission to the program. This course may be subject to cancellation if registration numbers are low.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 41229

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 Distance

Instructor

Anthony Chan

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$643.65

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. This online Learning Hub course is for students in the Cardiology Diploma program. Students are responsible for ensuring prerequisite courses are completed PRIOR to registration. See course description for a list of individual prerequisites. IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration is available on an individual course basis for those who wish to take continuing education credits (Max 3 courses). Registration does not imply admission to the program. This course may be subject to cancellation if registration numbers are low. Offered in Fall and Winter only.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Interpret units of measurements and their significance
  • Define common electrical entities and derive their relationships
  • Analyze simple electrical circuits using Ohm's Law
  • Distinguish between macro and micro electric shocks, and discuss methods of mitgation
  • State functions and characteristics of common medical transducers and biopotential electrodes
  • Discuss characteristics of biopotential amplifiers and filters on physiological signals
  • Explain functional components of typical digital medical equipment and network information system
  • Interpret functional building blocks of medical equipment and waveform display specifications
  • Describe the clinical applications, principles of operations, functional building blocks, and common problems of selected biomedical devices.
  • Distinguish between types of equipment service providers and review simple troubleshooting concepts

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

BMET 1107 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiology Technology
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Diploma

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