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Fundamentals in Assistive Technology 7,5 hp

Undervisningen bedrivs på engelska.

Kursinnehåll

- what is an assistive device, what is not an assistive device
- the global need for assistive technologies
- assistive technologies and the Sustainable Development Goals
- assessing individual needs for assistive technology
- assistive technology design and development from an engineering perspective
- assistive technology design and development from a medical and social perspective
- national and international laws and policies guiding production and provision of assistive technologies
- medical device regulation (e.g. CE marking and FDA approval)
- health, safety and environmental protection standards
- overview of research and development related to assistive technologies
- usability, user experience and user-centred design
- evaluating outcomes of assistive technology provision

Förkunskapskrav

The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) in Prosthetics and Orthotics or Mechanical engineering. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Utbildningsnivå: Avancerad nivå
Kurskod/Ladokkod: HFAR20
Kursen ges vid: Hälsohögskolan
Senast ändrad 2020-06-03 09:06:55