Conversations from the TechNation ListServ Q: Some have said that HTM is the greatest job nobody knows about. Why do you love your career choice? Would you suggest it to a friend? A: I enjo... Read more
Conversations from the HTM Community Q: An OCR was donated to us, but it has been in storage a long time. When tested it produced smoke and a burning smell. The cover was taken off and there... Read more
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Q. What are your recommendations for study material for the CBET? A. There is a CBET Review course at the MD Expo this April in Dallas. You can find it at www.mdexposhow.com/dallas/schedule/... Read more
Q: What do you love about being a biomed? A: The opportunity to continually learn, the anticipation of what this day may bring and the ability to practice and perfect my problem solving tale... Read more
Our facility is having difficulty retaining staff in our transport and other support areas. I have been asked by my COO if we could create a higher level position; (better pay) for persons t... Read more
Q: Is there a benefit to getting a flu shot? Does your hospital require Biomeds (HTM) professionals to get a flu shot? Do you get one voluntarily? A: Flu shots here are required, even for HT... Read more
Q: What are the test equipment devices every Biomed should have to be able to perform his/her duties? What are your suggestions? A: I would start with electrical safety, defib, esu, and nibp... Read more
Q: We are looking at taking an active role by working with our nurses to help them learn how to use the equipment and how to address common problems. Can anybody offer some tips? Has anybody... Read more
Q: Not trying to stir the pot, but I just received a call from our surgery department, and they asked me what “politically correct” term they should use instead of “slave monitor.” Apparentl... Read more
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