Biomedical Equipment Technician

Biomedical Equipment Technician

Keeping medical technology working

National Need

  • Large number of medical equipment in Nepal's government system is not fully functioning and awaits maintenance.
  • Health Care Technology policy (2006) established Nepal's national policy.
  • Still no proper government biomedical system exists.

Course
Description

  • 2 type of course:
    • Diploma in Biomedical Equipment Engineering (DBEE)-18 months
    • Short Term Trainings 
      • Biomedical Equipment Assistant Technician (BMEAT)- 42 days
      • User maintenance of laboratory equipment- 18 days
      • User maintenance of X-Ray equipment- 10 days
      • User maintenance of cold chain equipment- 5 days 
  • Classroom combined with detail practical exposure.

Results

  • BMET 97 grads, BMEAT 124 grads, DBEE 24 grads
  • More than 95% of graduates find employment in hospitals and with medical equipment suppliers
  • Post creation in government system.
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Bio Medical Equipment Technician students get practical experience working on a wide range of equipment from the NSI partner network.