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Medical Imaging Equipment
Course Ref: MIE
Duration: 3 Days
This course covers introductions to, Principles of and Practical Equipment aspects of the following: Diagnostic X-rays and X-ray processing.
Who Should Attend:
The course provides an excellent grounding for medical engineering staff involved with the servicing and maintenance of medical imaging equipment.
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.
To provide learners with the basic knowledge and practical experience needed in order to be able to carry out inspection, servicing and repairs across a variety of Medical Imaging type equipment in accordance with MHRA guidance, IEC Standards, relevant manufacturers’ information and the National Occupational Standard for Servicing Medical Imaging Equipment.
On conclusion of the course the learners will be able to:
- Describe and explain the principles of x-rays and diagnostic ultrasound.
- List and explain the safe working practices associated with Medical Imaging equipment.
- Describe and explain the techniques used in basic x-ray generator and x-ray tube.
- Describe the engineering and functional operation of medical imaging equipment.
- Carry out inspection, testing, fault finding and servicing of medical imaging in accordance with the relevant legislation, standards and manufacturers’ information.
On successful completion of the course learners will gain an Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 award in Servicing Medical Imaging Equipment.
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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.