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Medical Equipment Networking
Course ref: MEN
Duration: 3 Days
This course covers a useful insight into networking of medical equipment by providing essential underpinning knowledge surrounding networks and the practical experience of networking a medical device.
Who Should Attend:
The course provides an excellent grounding for medical engineering staff involved with the servicing and maintenance of networkable medical devices.
The pre-requisites of the courses are that learners have a sound knowledge of Medical Engineering either an HNC or equivalent qualification, or equivalent work experience, as the Level 3 courses are both practical and theory based.
To provide learners with the essential knowledge and practical skills needed in order to disconnect a medical device from a network and to join the medical device to the network once the appropriate repairs or servicing has been completed.
On conclusion of the course the learners will be able to:
- Introduction to Local Area Networks (LAN`s)
- Install and terminate various cable types (straight through vs crossover)
- Introduction to TCP/IP - Comparing and contrasting ports and protocols
- IP address Schemes (IPV4 and IPV6)
- Configuring network Services - IP, DHCP, DNS
- Explain basics of routing concepts
- Given a scenario, implement a basic LAN/wireless network
- Troubleshooting - Given a scenario, implement a network troubleshooting methodology
On successful completion of the course learners will gain an Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 award in Medical Equipment Networking.
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Learners should consider enrolling on one of our 3-day equipment specific programmes to provide further focus on particular medical equipment.
Learners should also consider enrolling on the Level 5 Diploma in Medical Equipment Technologies.