Certification AAMI

Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician


Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) is a certification for BMETs offered by the International Certification Commission (ICC) at testing centers around the world. In order to take the certification test, applicants may have a minimum of two years experience working as a BMET, training as a DOD BMET, or an equivalent two year degree in biomedical instrumentation.[1]

The test covers five subject areas: Anatomy and physiology, Electronics principles, safety issues, equipment operation, and equipment troubleshooting. As of 11 November 2013, the CBET test is now 165, questions of which you must answer 116, correct questions, to pass the exam. Previously, the exam was 150 'questions of which you must answer 105, correct questions, to pass the exam.

Specialized certifications are available for Certified Radiology Equipment Specialists (CRES), and Certified Laboratory Equipment Specialists (CLES).

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Disclaimer: The following are not actual test questions.

1. What is fibromyalgia?

2. What does "Rhino" mean?

3. What does a "D" connector on a computer do?

4. An illness or infection that was acquired while in the hospital is called?

5. The IEEE standard for Ethernet communication is?

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