BMEN 709: Advanced Hospital Design


This course teaches a wide variety of topics such as electrical power quality and reliable operation of high tech medical equipment; electrical safety in the patient care environment; electromagnetic compatibility of various medical devices and electromagnetic interference; radiation shielding and radiation protection; medical gas systems, medical ventilation systems and indoor air quality; fire protection systems required in the hospital; networking medical devices, patient information management systems, digital imaging and image storage systems; telemedicine and medical image transmission; and finally, hospital architecture and the design of patient care facilities.