Biomedical / Clinical Engineering Week 2013
ACCES would like to salute the Biomedical and Clinical Engineering professionals of Atlantic Canada for their dedication and commitment to those we serve. As Healthcare Technology Professionals we provide valuable services to support the clinical demands of our Healthcare environments. To mark this important week ACCES has been distributing new standup banners to many biomedical departments in Atlantic Canada. The banners are 33 X 78 inches and come with sturdy aluminum stands. They make a great tool to display. It also describes our profession and the services we provide to our healthcare organizations.
Certification for Biomedical Technicians and Technologists in Atlantic Canada
The International Certification Commission provides formal recognition for Clinical Engineering and Biomedical Technology. Certification as a Biomedical Engineering Technician or Technologist (CBET) demonstrates excellence in theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the principles of biomedical equipment technology and the underlying physiologic principle, and the practical, safe, clinical application of biomedical equipment. His/her capabilities may include installation, calibration, inspection, preventative maintenance, repair, modification, design and development of general biomedical and related technical equipment, and in equipment control, safety and maintenance. It also demonstrates a strong commitment to your professional career.
Webinar Series Winter 2013
In keeping with our mission ACCES is pleased to offer an excellent series of Educational Webinars this fall.Our Webinars are free to anyone, anywhere involved in the Biomedical and Clinical Engineering profession.
Check out the Learn and Win Program we running in conjunction with our Webinars. This program gives ACCES members in Atlantic Canada a chance to win a new iPad and other prizes.
Also starting this fall any ACCES members will have the opportunity to complete a short Quiz on many of our webinars and receive a certificate you can put toward your continuing education requirements.
Learn and Win Program
Win a iPad and/or Gift Certificates
ACCES is very pleased to introduce a new Learn and Win program for the coming Fall and Spring webinar series. The program is designed to provide additional incentive for ACCES members working in the field in Atlantic Canada to participate in the webinar series.
Starting in fall 2012 ACCES is offering our members certificates for our Webinars. These certificates can be put toward your continuing education requirements,or framed and hung if you desire. To obtain a certificate you must successfully complete a short quiz on one of our Webinars. After each new Webinar we will be posting a Quiz on that Webinar and a link to the quiz will be given during the Webinar. These quizzes are also part of our Learn and Win Program for ACCES Members in Atlantic Canada.
Lift Load and Accessories Available
The Health Association Nova Scotia (HANS) Clinical Engineering Service is pleased to announce we are now able to offer our Lift Load Mark III and accessories for sale to other CE groups. We have been developing the product for more than 3 years, in conjunction with Stantec Engineering and Quality Machining, and it is now a mature and professional platform and warrantied for a full year from time of delivery. We have 5 of these in service with our teams and have just shipped our first system and accessories to the Regina General Hospital.
ACCES Twitter Account Change
Our Twitter account has changed! Check us out at @ACCESociety.
The old account was designed for the ACCES-CMBES conference. Since the conference is over, the Twitter account was changed to focus on our own society and activities. Tweet us! Tell us what is important to you. We'll endeavour to answer any questions sent to us. We'll also post about our own events.
Remember, as you post, maintain patient and employer confidentiality!