Train to become a biomedical technician in only 5 months
If you're a veteran, you may be eligible to take part in the General Richard B. Myers Biomedical Technology Program that will train you to become a biomedical equipment technician in only five months. The program is free for qualified veterans.
The five-month intensive BMET program will prepare you to repair, maintain and operate sophisticated medical devices and instrumentation used throughout the health care industry.
Once you complete the training, you'll earn an industry-recognized BMET certificate and be ready to put your skills to work in a well-paying job. Plus, through a unique partnership between the General Myers Veterans Program and the Dallas County Community College District, you can obtain an Associate of Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) while working full-time as a professional biomedical equipment technician.
The Program at a Glance
The colleges of DCCCD are partnering with MediSend to offer the Gen. Richard B. Myers Veterans Biomedical Equipment Technology Program. The program will offer veterans a challenging, accelerated training program that prepares you to install, calibrate, operate, maintain and troubleshoot sophisticated medical devices and instrumentation used in health care delivery.
Once you complete the training, you'll be prepared to install and repair medical equipment like: electrocardiographs, defibrillators, patient monitors, ventilators, ultrasound systems and clinical laboratory analyzers.
Are You Eligible?
If you answer yes to the questions below, you may be eligible:
- Are you a post 9/11 Veteran?
- Do you have electronics experience, training or background?
- Are you good at math and algebra?
- Can you attend classes full-time for five months? (This is an intensive program that meets from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Mon. through Fri. for five months. You will be required to do homework in the evenings.)
- Next training session takes place January - June 2016
Interested in Learning More About the Program?
- Read a description and curriculum of the program
- Read about recent graduates
- Watch General Myers talk about the program
Ready to take the next step?
The next training begins January 19th. Don't miss this opportunity!
- Download a PDF application (PDF - 499KB) or
Download a Word document application (DOC - 633KB)
- Email your completed application to MyersBMET@medisend.org
Want to Know More?
Visit the General Myers website to find out more information, or call 214-575-5006, ext. 103, to speak with someone directly.
The General Richard B. Myers BMET program is a partnership between the colleges of Dallas County Community College District and MediSend. MediSend International is an industry leader in the training and placement of professional biomedical equipment technicians.
General Myers appeared on NBC to discuss his veterans program at MediSend on March 21st. Watch the interview here.