LLTS009 Health Science and Technology (3 cr)
Using current information to evaluate future trends in wellness technology
Regulation of developing technologies in sports and health
The process of building a device
Risk management for medical devices
Biomedical validity and reliability tests
Statistical sampling plans for audits
Lectures and demonstrations 20 hours
Independent group work
Literature and book reading
Active participation in the lectures, group work, writing assignments, examination based on set literature, report and group work.
Participation, group work, final exam
Attendance 90% in order to pass the course.
After completing the course, the student
- has basic knowledge on health/wellness technology market
- is able to describe what are the regulatory requirements and the process for developing health and wellness technologies
- is able to build a protocol for research and development (R&D) of wellness technology (apply your theoretic knowledge to practice)
- is able to evaluate the safety of different measurement devices
Dhillon, B.S. 2000. Medical device reliability and associated areas. Boca Raton: CRC Press. (240 p.) Chapters included in the exam will be told at the lectures.
Onel, S. & Becker, K.M. (eds.) 2014. Medical devices law and regulation answer book 2014. New York, NY: Practising Law Institute. (1000 p.)
Bankert, E.A. & Amdur, R.J. 2005. Institutional review board: management and function. 2nd edition. Boston, MA: Jones & Bartlett. (530 p.)
Simmers, L., Simmers-Nartker, K., Simmers-Kobelak, S. 2008. Introduction to health science technology. 2nd edition. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning. (656 s.)
Wassertheil-Smoller, S. 2004. Biostatistics and epidemiology: a primer for health and biomedical professionals. 3. painos. New York, NY:Springer. (243 s.)