Advanced Medical Technology


Course Objective

Understanding the physical principles of medical equipment in view of a
safe and effective application.

Course Content

The course consists of an overview of various medical devices
discussing the physical principles and mechanism of action when used
with a patient. The understanding of the physics contributes to the
safety of the patient and the way the device can be applied most
optimally. Particular devices will be discussed like electro-surgery,
lasers, ultrasonic knifes, endoscopes, etc. Also recent research and
new developments of instruments will be shown.

Teaching Methods

Combination of lectures, practical hands-on with medical equipment,
short projects of practical and literature research, oral project

Additional Information

Students should also register in advance for this course on Canvas.

General Information

Course Code X_437026
Credits 6 EC
Period P5
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Science
Course Coordinator dr. ir. T.J.C. Faes
Examiner prof. dr. ir. R.M. Verdaasdonk
Teaching Staff prof. dr. ir. R.M. Verdaasdonk
prof. dr. R. Boellaard

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Lecture
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