Durham College

Course Details

Biomedical Engineering Technology (compressed, fast-track)

Course Description

If you are a domestic or internationally educated student with an Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Biomedical degree you may be eligible for this compressed, fast track opportunity to complete your diploma requirements in only two semesters. The Biomedical Engineering Technology program provides essential training for individuals wanting to pursue a career in this field including: * Access to a fully equipped Biomedical Engineering technology lab including bedside and central monitoring, anesthesia equipment, infusion pumps, a variety of physiological measurement and dialysis devices and an adjacent medical imaging lab * Hands-on experience in the methods and instrumentation used in health care * Practical laboratory training courses in instrumentation, medical imaging, safety and standards management, dialysis terms and devices and customer care and service * The opportunity to work with a variety of biomedical patient simulators and test and measurement devices in addition to the test and measurement technologies found in electronics repair departments This fast-track option is designed for applicants with existing academic credentials. It will provide you with advanced skills specific to the biomedical engineering technology field to complement the post-secondary education you already have. It will provide technical practice with opportunities for hands-on experience and project-based learning in medical device technology. In order to gain practical knowledge, a supervised work placement is a component of this fast-track program.

Course Duration


Career outcomes

* Independent service provider * In-house biomedical engineering department * Medical device distributor * Original medical equipment manufacturer * Regulatory authority * Shared service organization

Biomedical Engineering Technology (compressed, fast-track) Durham College