Module Title:   Equipment and Maintenance Management

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   ENG2103L

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Linked 10+10

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr C Kara-Zaitri

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Evaluate the fundamental principles of maintenance management, the various maintenance strategies and the associated requirements and benefits.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts, theories and principles explored in formal lectures supported by seminars, tutorials and directed reading. Discipline skills developed in open-ended problem solving, tackled by working in small groups supported by members of academic staff. Oral feedback is given during seminars. The assessment will examine the wider learning outcomes expressed in the descriptor.

Lectures:   36.00          Directed Study:   150.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Describe each stage of the equipment management life-cycle and how this is implemented within healthcare. Understand quality systems and their place in the delivery of modern healthcare
Explain principles supporting the selection of a medical device that will ensure it is fit for purpose including the ability to develop and evaluate basic specifications to meet user and service requirements
Understand engineering principles and methodology as applied to maintenance, calibration and quality assurance of a wide range of commonly used equipment within healthcare

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Demonstrate good infection control awareness
Operate within legislation guidance, policies and procedures

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Use and develop analytical skills
Demonstrate attention to detail
Demonstrate logical thought processes
Demonstrate problem solving
Use clear written communication
Communicate complex ideas in simple terms

  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  2 Hour Examination

Outline Syllabus:
Quality systems
Record keeping
Acceptance and safety testing
Planned preventative maintenance and repair
Calibration/quality assurance
Reliability, repeatability, validity, limitations
Decommissioning and disposal
Radiological protection issues
Special waste, clinical waste, radioactive waste, WEEE
Incident investigation/reports through evaluation of factual evidence

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