Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Free Webinars Offered by ACCE to its Mutual Collaboration and Assistance Associations

The International Committee (IC) of the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) is happy to announce the offer of free webinars to foreign associations with which ACCE has established mutual collaboration and assistance agreements. Please find below a list of sampler webinar topics and summary descriptions. Suggestions of additional topics are also welcome.

Collaborating associations should contact ACCE IC chair  or ACCE secretariat​ to coordinate these free webinars. Associations interested in establishing mutual collaboration and assistance agreements are also welcome to contact the persons above.
SpeakerTopic/TitleBrief Description
Avinash KonkaniBiomedical Engineering Studies in the USThis presentation will provide basic information about studying Biomedical Engineering in an US University as an international student based on the speaker’s experience after completing his Master’s and PhD studies. In addition to the wide range of biomedical engineering schools and specialties, subjects to be covered includes the admission process, campus life, on campus work opportunities, and life after graduation. Reference information for additional details will also be provided.
Priyanka UpendraBuilding a Case for Medical Device CybersecurityMedical device cybersecurity is an emerging topic and concern in healthcare IT. This domain consists of a lot of gray areas technically and programmatically, with overlapping responsibilities between clinical engineering and its IT counterparts. This webinar will overview unique medical device cybersecurity challenges for health systems, a thorough methodology to perform program gap analysis, and ways to bridge the gaps to develop and sustain a medical device cybersecurity program using a 3-pronged approach.
Lou SchonderClinical Equipment Support: Laboratory- The Biomed WorkshopUnderstand the basic attributes of designing a biomed workshop. Although similar in many ways to workshops for the repair and preventative maintenance of many types of devices, clinical equipment support also entails specialized equipment and needs. Workspaces may require specific utilities, such as oxygen, water, or drainage. Infrequently used tools and test equipment can possibly be shared between hospitals to reduce costs. Spare parts and device consumables need space and an inventory management system. Learn what is needed to either design a new biomed shop, or how to improve upon your existing shop to best fulfill clinical equipment requirements and assure patient safety.
Lou SchonderFinding and Utilizing Clinical Equipment Support InformationThis presentation will assist in developing skills to locate information and support via the Internet for solutions pertaining to clinical engineering management, and clinical equipment repair and preventative maintenance. There are countless methods and sources for support, yet the vast amount of information available can often make it difficult to find particular solutions for particular needs. By attaining a basic understanding of available resources and their capabilities, targeting appropriate solutions can often be accomplished quickly and easily, which can lead to more clinical equipment being available for safe, effective patient care, and more valuable time for your equipment support staff to solve other challenges.
Julio HuertaFundamentals of CE ProgramsThe purpose of this presentation is to define the fundamental components of most CE programs and explore the role each one plays in the performance of the typical functions assigned to them. Each component is a tool that helps CE programs obtain the desired results but, just like any tool, the quality of the results will depend on the skills and ability of the users to apply them. Additionally, each CE department must adapt the fundamental components to their realities and, since no two departments have the same reality, detailed instructions are well intentioned but ineffective and impractical. The value of having a checklist of components is to ensure that no area is overlooked or missing because it will create a fundamental flaw in the CE program. It doesn’t mean that the CE program can not function, but the quantity and quality of the output will be limited and it will fail to meet expectations.
Jonathan GaevIntroduction to Project ManagementClinical Engineering/Health Technology Management departments often take on special projects in addition to their regular equipment management and maintenance activities, such as connecting medical equipment to electronic health records and protecting equipment and network against cyber-attacks. This presentation will provide a simple yet effective methodology to develop a plan that ensures the project’s implementation will run smoothly and for the minimum cost.
Avinash KonkaniMedical Equipment Planning - An Overview of the processThis presentation will provide an overview of Medical Equipment Planning process. It will discuss about different stakeholders involved, the role played by the clinical engineer (project lead) and other members of CE department in planning and executing the medical equipment planning process for new construction projects as well as renovation projects.
Scott Lucas and Nicholas GabrieleSurgical Fire - Complacency BurnsHaving effective procedures for surgical fire prevention and suppression and continuously providing training and practical exercises for staff are key in saving the lives of your patients and staff. This presentation covers fire prevention strategies for all providers and administrators, suppression for fires on the patient and in the operating room, and methodologies for evacuating a patient intra-operatively. Attendees will understand the risk of surgical fire and how to implement these strategies.
The American College of Clinical Engineering is a 501 (c) (6) non-profit organization
2880 Bicentennial Pkwy, Ste 100 #249   Henderson, NV 89052   Phone: (610) 825-6067
© ACCE. All rights reserved