Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Medical Device Calibration BMM426 8 0 + 6 6

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. SEDA TIĞLI AYDIN
Instructors Assoc.Prof. SEDA TIĞLI AYDIN
Goals To obtain general and practical knowledge about calibration of biomedical devices in hospitals To learn quality standards in the biomedical field To know the requirements of this standards and apply calibration procedures
Contents Hospital quality standards, control of environmental conditions, calibration instructions, accreditation, guideline preparation, archiving, function test, measurement tools used in calibration, calibrators used in biomedical devices, test equipments used in biomedical devices, calibration media, calibrators and test devices, the impact of the measurement limit on the results, the process in case of value out of limits.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Student knows quality standards in the biomedical field and the requirements of this standards.
2 Knows the calibration concept and apply.
3 Has a general and practical information on testing and calibration of medical devices.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Practice, Group Work
Assessment Methods Exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Concept of Quality, Quality Standards on Calibration Examination of the related unit in the course book
2 Concept of Traceability and Calibration Examination of the related unit in the course book
3 Measurement Uncertainty, Calibration Certificate Arrangement Examination of the related unit in the course book
4 Calibration of Patient Monitor and ECG with Electrical Safety Analyzer Examination of the related unit in the course book
5 Calibration of Patient Monitor and ECG with Electrical Safety Analyzer Examination of the related unit in the course book
6 Calibration of Patient Monitor with Multi-Parameter Patient Simulator Examination of the related unit in the course book
7 Calibration of Infusion Pump and Flowmeter with Flowmeter Calibrator Examination of the related unit in the course book
8 Calibration of Sphygmomanometer with Pressure Calibrator Examination of the related unit in the course book
9 Calibration of Ventilator Examination of the related unit in the course book
10 Oven Temperature Calibration Examination of the related unit in the course book
11 Centrifugal Calibration with Digital Tachometer Examination of the related unit in the course book
12 Defibrillator Calibration Examination of the related unit in the course book
13 Electrocautery Calibration with Electro Surgical Calibrator Examination of the related unit in the course book
14 Ultrasonography Calibration Examination of the related unit in the course book



Sources
Textbook Maintenance and repair of laboratory, diagnostic imaging, and hospital equipment, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1994
Additional Resources -



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 40
Practice 14 60
In-Term Total 15 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has principal knowledge about Math, Science and Engineering subjects related to their own branches. x
2 Uses Math, Science and theoretical and practical knowledge of their own areas to find solutions for current engineering problems. x
3 Identifies, formulates and solves engineering problems, for that purpose, selects and applies appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyzes a system, a component, or a process, designs under realistic constraints to meet the desired requirements; implements the methods of modern design accordingly. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and tools necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and performs experiments, collects data, analyzes and interprets the results. Finds solutions to problems in the fields of medicine and biology using engineering techniques. x
7 Works effectively as an individual and multidisciplinary teams. x
8 Collects information and does research of resources for this purpose, uses databases and other information resources. x
9 Is aware of necessity of lifelong learning; monitors developments in science and technology and continuously renews himself/herself. x
10 Uses informatics and communication technology with computer software that is minimum required by the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level. x
11 Communicates effectively verbal and written, uses at least one foreign language at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
12 Is aware of universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications, Is aware of entrepreneurship and innovation and has knowledge of contemporary issues. x
13 Has principal knowledge about professional and ethical responsibility. x
14 Holds awareness about project management, workplace practices, employee health, environmental and occupational safety; and about the legal implications of engineering applications. x
15 Trains individuals to be preferred in biomedical industry by national and international institutions and have the qualification of hardware. x
16 Provides training and consulting services to improve the quality and reliability in the use of technology in hospitals in the field of clinical engineering. x
17 Provides consulting and technical support services to hospitals, health organizations and medical technology manufacturers/sellers. x



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 6 84
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 2 2 4
Laboratory 14 3 42
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Work Load (h) 176
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.87
ECTS Credit of the Course 6