|NAME OF COURSE/MODULE:||MEDICAL ELECTRONICS|
|NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF:||TBD|
|RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME:||To provide an in-depth understanding, appropriate to an engineer, of medical technologies for clinical applications.|
|SEMESTER AND YEAR OFFERED:||SEM 8 / YEAR 4|
|TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT)||FACE TO FACE||TOTAL GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING|
|L = Lecture
T = Tutorial
P = Practical
Guided: 54 hours
Independent Learning: 66 hours
Total: 120 hours
|PREREQUISITE (IF ANY):||NONE|
|OBJECTIVES:||1. To study about human anatomy and physiology (appropriate to an engineer) and their physical/electrical properties.
2. To study the application and operation of medical imaging systems, monitoring and in vivo sensing systems.
3. To study health related hazards of electrical and electronic devices; nature and approaches taken for hazard management.
4. To learn about regulation, standardisation of medical technologies and requirements for bringing new technologies to market.
|LEARNING OUTCOMES:||Upon successful completion of this course, students should have the ability to:
CLO1: Classify the essential concepts, principles and theories of medical electronics (C4-PO1)
CLO2: Construct experiment related to medical electronics’ devices (P4)
CLO3: Display the ability to solve the problems related in medical electronics (A3)
|TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:||Students should be able to develop problem solving skills through a process of lectures and tutorials.|
|TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY:
|Fundamental knowledge and understanding of human anatomy and physiology (appropriate to an engineer) and the application of medical imaging systems, monitoring and in vivo sensing systems. Health related hazards of electrical and electronic devices; nature and approaches taken for hazard management will be emphasized. An overview of regulation, standardisation of medical technologies and requirements for bringing new technologies to market.|
|MODE OF DELIVERY:||Lectures, Tutorials, Group Works, Assignment|
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES:|
|A. Continuous Assessment (50%)|
· Group Works
|B. Final Examination (50%)|
|i. Examination||50%||Structured and essay type questions|
|MAIN REFERENCE SUPPORTING THE COURSE||1. Nokes L, Jennings DF, Flint T, Turton B. Introduction to medical electronics applications. Butterworth-Heinemann; 1995.|
|ADDITIONAL REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE||
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