|BME 202 Introduction to cybernetics|
Cybernetic systems in biology, basic components and structures of control systems, automatic control, systems analysis, control theory, dynamics of feedback systems quantitative description of linear systems, examples of biological control systems, examples for reception, transmission, and processing of information by receptors and neurons, and neural networks.
|BME 380 Medical Transducers|
Introduction to electrochemical transducers with enzyme, antibody, nucleicIntroduction to electrochemical transducers with enzyme, antibody, nucleic acid, or cell bioreceptors. Then we will investigate further into the other types of physical transducers based on temperature, strain, and light. We will then move forward into a group of biosensor topics include a pH sensor.
|BME 400 Ethics in Biomedical Engineering|
This course introduces the wide spectrum of ethical, regulatory, and legal issues facing health care practitioners and biomedical engineers. Lectures and discussions help students become aware of the ethical and legal issues involved in their work. The course introduces students to the processes involved in making ethical and legal decisions in matters related to human health and biomedical research. Students are also provided with several sources of additional help and guidance for further investigation and analysis.
|BME 498A Primary Graduation Project|
Theoretical investigation and problem identification of a special project in Biomedical engineering under the supervision of an academic faculty member, detailed report as well as an oral examination are required.
|BME 598A Secondary Graduation Project|
Theoretical investigation and practical implementation of special projects in the fields of Biomedical Engineering will be supervised by an academic member of the faculty. The project is a continuation of BME 498A. Periodic reports and a final report must be submitted for evaluation, an oral examination is required.
|BME 500A Field Training|
A training period of six month to be spent in the Biomedical engineering industry, hospitals, companies or research centers (inside or outside Jordan), under the follow up of an academic faculty member from the department, periodic reports and a final report must be submitted for evaluation, an oral examination is required.
|BME 357 Medical Electronics Lab|
Multistage amplifiers, Power Amplifiers, Differential Amplifiers, Instrumentation Amplifier, Special circuits (V/f converters, f/V converter, Log-Amplifiers, etc), Active Filters: low-pass, high-pass, band-pass and band-stop filters.
|BME 205 Software tools for Biomedical Systems Lab|
Introduces state of the art software packages that will be applied to simulate and model problems at the interface of engineering and biology. Apply mathematical techniques on biomedical informatics engineering problems including numerical methods, equation solutions, curve fitting and approximation etc.
|BME 402 THE ELECTRONIC PATIENT RECORD (EPR)|
A number of different versions of patient record systems exist, they are also referred to by a number of varying terms and acronyms, a common one being Electronic Health Record (HER). They are all basically a way of viewing a patient’s medical record via a computerized interface. An electronic health record (EHR), or electronic medical record (EMR), refers to the systematized collection of patient and population electronically-stored health information in a digital format. These records can be shared across different health care settings. The outcome of this course to let the student learn how to build software using different programs; mainly ORACLE 11g or higher, which is including installation, developing, deploying and packaging.
|BME 568 BioMEMS, Prerequisite: BME 460, (3 Cr. Hrs.)|
introduction to micromachining processes used to construct MEMS. Coverage of many lithographic, deposition, and etching processes, as well as their combination in process integration. Materials issues such as chemical resistance, corrosion, mechanical properties, and residual/intrinsic stress. Introduction to MEMS design. Design methods, design rules, sensing and actuation mechanisms, microsensors, and microactuators. Designing MEMS to be produced with both foundry and nonfoundry processes. Computer-aided design for MEMS. Micro- and nanosystems used in advanced analytical techniques for microfluidic devices, implantable chips, noninvasive biomedical sensors, DNA chips and microelectronic array systems. Microelectronic processing design for micromaching and piezoelectric materials for biomedicalapplications. Biomedical sensors and actuators. BioMEMS active ultrasonic transducers for medical imaging, for micro-valves and for implantable medication delivery systems are studied.
|BME 440 e-Health, Prerequisite: BME 420, (3 Cr. Hrs.) |
Internet based healthcare delivery systems, conventional and novel telemedicine systems, remote consultation systems and their use in clinical decision making process; tele-surgery, tele-pathology concepts, use of e-health by public health agencies; e-commerce in healthcare, planning, developing, and maintaining Web sites and supporting information systems. Business processes, online payments and international legal, privacy and security issues.
|BME 152 Introduction to Engineering (2 credit hours)|
A comprehensive overview of the engineering process, profession, career opportunities and practice. Engineering specializations Theoretical and practical engineering aspects Basic Units (SI) and dimensions Engineering tools (spreadsheets, MATLAB), Critical or logical way of thinking and the use of engineering sense when solving problems, Engineering design process and considerations, Intellectual property, Engineering ethics.
|BME 204A Biomedical Systems Engineering|
Introduces the interdisciplinary nature of the Biomedical Engineering Technology program through engineering and medical terminology. Presents hospital and industrial policies, procedures and codes with an emphasis on safety. Introduces biomedical instrumentation, control systems and the man-machine interface. Introduces techniques for analysis and modeling of biomedical systems. Application of mathematics (including Differential Equations, Laplace Transforms and Statistics) and computer-aided methods to study problems at the interface of engineering and biology. Elements of physiological modeling and the solution of the transient and forced response for a variety of biomechanical, biomaterial, bioelectrical and biochemical systems.
|BME 367 Programmable Circuits & Microcontrollers Lab|
Experiments that handle different applications of digital electronic circuits and microcontrollers.
|BME 572A Biosafety, Biosecurity, and Bioethics|
Extensive study of established safety standards, insuring proper patient, personal, and environmental safety. Inclusive are requirements for testing, monitoring, and recording safety
procedures subsequent to governmental and industry standards. Provide applications of safety, calibration and troubleshooting techniques to practical situations. Mutual visits to
hospital environment to gain onsite practical safety experience and help the students understand ethics and legal issues they face in their work and defining the students on the
processes used in ethical decision-making and legal matters related to human health and biomedical research. Provide students with the necessary resources, help, and guidance to
achieve an additional analysis, realization, and practice in their field of profession.