A 6th Graders Blog – brought to you by summertime boredom

By Kyle Muzny

We have a summertime rule for our kids – if you whine about being bored, you’ll either do an extra chore or do some sort of “Summer school work”. One of my kids happened to make this mistake, so he was tasked to write a few paragraphs about biomedical technicians. Sidenote: He had surgery a few weeks back, so we got to talk in great length about medical equipment at the hospital.

Without further ado: a 6th graders blog post about BMETs!

Did you know that there are people who fix medical machines? They are called biomedical technicians (BMETs). BMETs are really important because they make sure that the machines work right. If the machines don’t work right, then the doctors and nurses can’t help the patients.

BMETs do a lot of different things. They install new machines, fix broken machines, and keep the machines clean. They also train people on how to use the machines. BMETs need to be really smart and good at fixing things. They also need to be good at talking to people.

I think BMETs are really cool. They help people get better by fixing the machines that help them. If you want to be a BMET, you need to go to school and learn about machines. You also need to be good at math and science.

I think it would be really cool to be a BMET. I would get to help people and fix machines. That would be a lot of fun!

Here are some examples of how BMETs help patients:

  • A BMET might fix a ventilator so that a patient can breathe.
  • A BMET might fix an X-ray machine so that a doctor can see inside a patient’s body.
  • A BMET might fix a heart monitor so that doctors can keep track of a patient’s heart rate.

If you are interested in becoming a BMET, here are some things you can do:

  • Take math and science classes in school.
  • Learn about medical equipment.
  • Talk to a BMET to see what their job is like.

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