NAME OF COURSE/MODULE: MEDICAL ELECTRONICS
COURSE CODE: KEE4833
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

O= Others

L

42

T

 

6

P

 

9

O

0

 

Guided: 54 hours

Independent Learning: 66 hours

Total: 120 hours

CREDIT VALUE: 3
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:

 

Teaching-learning strategy:

  1. The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, assignments, group work, blended learning using authentic materials, informal activities and various textbooks.

Assessment strategy:

  1. Formative
  2. Summative
SYNOPSIS:

 

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%)
Category Percentage
·    Quizzes/Tests

·    Group Works

·    Assignment

20%

10%

20%

B. Final Examination (50%)
i.          Examination 50% ·    Structured and essay type questions
MAIN REFERENCES 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
  1. Iniewski K, editor. Medical imaging: Principles, detectors, and Electronics. John Wiley & Sons; 2009.
  2. David P, Michael N. Design and development of medical electronic instrumentation. Editorial Wiley. 2005.
  3. Bushberg JT, Boone JM. The essential physics of medical imaging. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2011.
  4. Ellis, H., Logan, B.M., Dixon, A.K., 2001. Human Sectional Anatomy: Pocket Atlas of Body Sections, CT and MRI Images, Hodder Arnold