21th Annual ACCES Educational Seminars & Trade Expo
This year marked the 21th anniversary of an annual event that brings together clinical engineering professionals and key healthcare technology players in Atlantic Canada: the ACCES Educational Seminars and Trade Expo. Over 100 delegates, vendors, and speakers were present for this event in bustling Halifax, Nova Scotia, from May 18-20, 2016.
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.
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.