Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to do the following:

  • Present the basic concepts of RF, including: propagation, antennas, signal strength, reflection, diffraction, scatter, null spot, and attenuation
  • Recognize physical topologies of RF systems within a healthcare environment, including: coaxial systems, distributed antenna, distributed access point, and controlled access points
  • Recognize the hardware used to build RF systems, including: medical telemetry, WiFi, RFID, and wireless patient monitoring
  • Associate a wireless service used within healthcare to a specific frequency range, including: medical telemetry, wireless patient monitoring, RFID, and cellular communications
  • Monitor the RF environment for changes in performance of existing systems
  • Perform WMTS and 802.11 site surveys
  • Describe issues surrounding wireless coexistence
  • Perform antenna splitter board troubleshooting using a spectrum analyzer
  • Specify the importance of quality of service in healthcare networks
  • Demonstrate awareness of the integrity and security of data transmitted wirelessly
  • Understand access point associations and how they occur by building secure 802.11 networks


Note: GE Essentials of Digital Technology or equivalent IT training is required prior to taking this course.

Essentials of Digital Technology

Pricing Options

Purchase Packages (all packages include class material)

Tuition:  $5,250.00
(2020786-050, M1126782, or R0268PG) 

Tuition & lodging:  $5,990.00 
(2020786-051, M1126793, or R0269PG)

Tuition, lodging & air:  $6,885.00
(2020786-052, M1126795, or R0270PG)


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Wireless in the Healthcare IT Environment Course Outline

  • Date Created: 9/20/2011
  • Document ID: DOC0780289