|Title: ||Proposal for a protocol for professional formation and development of clinical engineers: draft|
|Publisher: ||Institution of Engineers of Ireland|
|Issue Date: ||Jan-2003 |
|Description: ||In Ireland, there are presently no specific professional standards for the education, training or maintenance of competence of Clinical Engineers graduates or technicians. Clinical Engineers
play a critical role in the hospital environment ensuring appropriate selection, performance,
management, maintenance and development of medical devices and equipment This proposal
aims to address the deficit in professional standards for the education, training and maintenance of competence of Clinical Engineers.
This document provides the background to Clinical Engineering in the Republic of Ireland. It
gives an insight into public sector career grades and pathways through them ·as well as
opportunities for professional development. It identifies client issues requiring resolution so
that the profession can continue to develop and it notes external factors which must be
considered. This proposal deals with education, training and professional registration for
engineering graduates and technicians working in Biomedical Engineering.|
|Keywords: ||CLINICAL GOVERNANCE|
|Appears in Collections: ||ERHA Publications|
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