Medical Devices Certificate

The Medical Devices or Biomedical Technician certificate serves to familiarize students with the regulatory principles followed in medical device manufacturing, and allows students to transition into jobs in biomedical device manufacturing, product development and testing.

A medical device is a product that can be used to diagnose a medical condition, a product used in therapy, or a product used in surgery. Examples of medical devices are artificial hearts, genetic tests, x-ray machines, blood sugar meters, home pregnancy tests, and tongue depressors.

In the United States, the production of medical devices is regulated by the FDA.

 

A medical device certificate program is likely to include courses in:

Biotechnology

Medical Terminology

Quality Systems in Manufacturing

Medical Device Design and CAD Fundamentals

Medical Device Regulations and Ethics

 

 

Related careers: 
Manufacturing Assistant
Related job areas: 
Medical Devices

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