Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5040. Medical Instrumentation in the Hospital

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course will examine current major technologies in use by healthcare practitioners. It will review the physiological principles behind each technology, the principles of operation, major features, methods for testing and evaluating each technology and will highlight available versions of the devices on the market today. Technologies to be covered will be selected from anesthesia equipment, surgical and ophthalmic lasers, cardiac assist 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. Course is based on one text, selected manufacturers training documents as well as journal articles from current medical publications. Grading will be based on exams, quizzes, a semester project and class participation. Several classes will take place on site in Hartford area hospitals in order to observe and examine the equipment being discussed.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2020 16574 Storrs Online Falkner, Christopher 001 Reg 0/25 No Room Required - Online Graded