BMEN 714: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Equipment


This course will examine current major technologies in use by healthcare practitioners.  A review of the physiological principles behind each technology, the principles of operation, major features, methods for testing and evaluating each technology will be taught. Technologies to be covered will be selected from anesthesia equipment, surgical and ophthalmic lasers, cardiac assisted devices, surgical & endoscopic video systems, radiographic and fluoroscopic devices, CT, MRI, ultrasound imaging equipment, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, clinical chemistry analyzers, spectrophotometers and hematology analyzers.