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Bio-Medical Equipment Electrical Safety

Course Ref: EST

Duration: 1 Day

Course Description:

This course covers introductions to and the Principles of Patient Safety Testing of Bio-medical Equipment.

Who Should Attend:

This course is aimed at staff who are involved in the Safety Testing of Electrical Equipment and require training or an update refresher.

Pre-requisites:

The pre-requisites of the courses are that learners have a sound knowledge of Electronic Engineering either an HNC or equivalent qualification, or equivalent work experience, as the Level 3 courses are both practical and theory based. Minimum age for entry onto the course is 19 years old.

Course Aim:

To provide learners with the basic knowledge and practical experience needed in order to be able to carry out Electrical Safety Testing across a variety of biomedical equipment in accordance with Health and Safety legislation, MHRA Guidance, IEC Standards and relevant manufacturers’ manuals.

Course Objectives:

On conclusion of the course the learners will be able to:

  • Describe and explain the physiological effects of electricity on the body.
  • List the relevant legislation, standards and guidance relating to biomedical equipment electrical safety.
  • Describe and explain biomedical equipment classification and type.
  • Describe and explain biomedical equipment electrical safety protocols.
  • Carry out electrical safety testing across a variety of different biomedical equipment in accordance with relevant legislation, standards and manufacturers information.

Accreditation:

On successful completion of the course learners will gain an Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 award in Bio-Medical Equipment Electrical Safety Testing.

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What Next?

Learners should consider enrolling on the 10-day Medical Equipment Technologies course or 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.

Course Duration:

1 Day

Course Fees:

    £233 (£323 with accommodation) + VAT

Location:

Training is delivered at our purpose built training facility located in the West Midlands Find Out More

Upcoming Dates:

  • 2017
  • 27 November
  • 2018
  • 5 February
  • 14 May

Level:

3

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