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Course Number:
EET 262
Course Title:
Biomedical Information Technology
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Introduces common elements of hospital IT architectural, device data, communication, application and process levels, including regulatory and cybersecurity. Provides an overview of healthcare databases including data acquisition, data storage, client-server strategies, clinical workflows, data interchange protocols. Covers configuration of medical devices including IP/MAC assignments, basic networking setup and troubleshooting. Audit available. Prerequisites: EET 260 and EET 261 and (CIS 179 or EET 178).

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Identify the key clinical and operational needs that healthcare IT addresses.
  • Provide an overview of operation, troubleshooting, routine preventive maintenance, and safety inspections for biomedical networks and medical devices connected to the hospital network.
  • Identify key healthcare IT technology characteristics, including regulation and compliance requirements
  • Describe the biomedical engineering technician role and responsibilities for healthcare informatics.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Students will complete assignments, projects, take tests and other activities over the lectured material.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Fundamental technology review of healthcare information networks and systems. 

·  Technical and User literature review for healthcare information systems.

·  Regulatory codes and compliance requirements for hospitals as it relates to healthcare information systems. 

Overview of basic troubleshooting and routine maintenance as well as root cause analysis for healthcare networks and medical device connectivity.

  • Overview of basic troubleshooting and routine maintenance as well as root cause analysis for healthcare networks and medical device connectivity.