University of Technology Sydney

69502 Medical Devices and Diagnostics

6cp; 4hpw (2hrs: workshop, 2hrs: lecture)
Anti-requisite(s): 91705 Medical Devices and Diagnostics


This subject is a postgraduate version focusing on medical devices. It covers the introduction of scientific principles underlying medical devices in medical practice, as well as emerging technologies that are expected to shape the future of medical diagnosis and treatment. The subject encompasses a wide range of topics, including biomedical implants, devices used in in vitro diagnostics, medical lasers, electrophysiology and electrocardiograms (ECG), microfluidic devices for medicine, pandemic viral diagnostics, clinical trials of medical devices, medical devices for DNA and RNA detection, and medical device regulations and standards. The subject explores the ethical, legal, social, cultural, and economic implications of integrating devices into medical practice. It introduces medical device regulatory frameworks and classification systems, while also addressing the challenges associated with designing and implementing clinical trials.

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Spring session, City campus

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