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The course introduces different types of medical equipment used for diagnosis and treatment. Emphasis is placed on the equipment's principled operation and function.
Course objectives and learning outcomes:
Understand the significance of the bioelectrical signals found throughout the body.
Understand the principle behind and be familiar with the medical equipment for:
measuring pressure and flow in circulatory systems spirometry (measurements of the lungs) measuring blood gases and gases in breathing air defibrillators respirators infusion pumps pulse oximeters invasive/non-invasive blood pressure monitors diathermy pacemakers biomedical optics and lasers ultrasound, blood flow measurements and therapeutic use
Understand the principles of clinical imaging techniques:
diagnostic ultrasound imaging X-ray planar radiography computed tomography (CT) positron emission tomography (PET) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Understand the implications of the use of artificial intelligence in medical equipment.
Required prerequisite knowledge
ELE100 Electrical Engineering 1, ELE130 Applied Mathematics and Physics in Programming of Robots
Form of assessment
No printed or written materials are allowed. Approved basic calculator allowed
This course includes 6 theoretical and 4 compulsory lab assignments that must be approved within the specified deadlines to be allowed to sit for the final exam.
Method of work
6 hours lectures and 2 hours problem solving per week.
Medical technology - Bachelor in Engineering
There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.
The syllabus can be found in Leganto