Medical Instrumentation combines medical instrumentation with practical exercises. Lecture topics include introduction to medical instrumentation, electricity and magnetism, electrical safety and electrical components. The course also is an overview of microprocessor- based equipment, x-ray tubes and generators, darkroom equipment, defibrillators, surgical lasers and devices, intravenous pumps and ventilators. Practical exercises include methodology, data collection, testing and troubleshooting of specified equipment.
Prerequisites & Notes Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Cardiovascular Technology program.
3 Credit Hours - 3 Lecture Hours