Medical electronics is a field of engineering that integrates medical science with engineering practices to improve upon the diagnostic techniques and for delivery of efficient healthcare services. In this field, engineering knowledge, especially electronics is utilized for treatment of diseases and ailments by using modern medical equipment. These are all sophisticated electronic equipment that have revolutionized the field of healthcare and have been very much instrumental in providing cure for most ailments. A medical electronics engineer designs and produces such electronic equipment and are also responsible for their maintenance and servicing. Imaging devices, MRI, patient monitors and defibrillators are some such equipment that are part of medical electronics and have been very much responsible for treating many of the ailments.
Eligibility and course duration
Pass in 10+2 with physics, chemistry and math. For selection you need to qualify entrance exams. Duration of the course is 4 years.
More about the course
With the technological advances taking place, an increasing number of medical equipment are finding use in treating diseases and ailments in every hospital. A job of a surgeon or a medical doctor has become very much easy these days, as most of the diagnosis and the treatment process is met by the equipment itself. Now what does this course does for you? It provides a very useful link between engineering and medical science. You get to understand the various medical terminologies, the medical procedures, the ailments, the treatments and so on. The course curriculum also provides you with a sound background on the electronic principles based on which the medical equipment work. As maintenance and repair are part of the job profile of a medical electronics engineer, one gets to learn trouble shooting skills while dealing with digital circuits, processors, incubators, etc.
Considering the way the healthcare sector is growing and the price of sophisticated electronic equipment coming down, it is going to be a rewarding career for most medical electronics engineers. There are opportunities in designing, manufacturing, maintenance and repair of the medical equipment. Most engineers work in hospitals, medical institutions, medical equipment manufacturing companies, pharmaceutical industry and other healthcare units. There are also ample opportunities in the field of medical research. There are options in the teaching field. But it is preferable if one joins a teaching job at least after undergoing masters in the field. M.E./M.Tech provides scope for higher education.
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