Code B2
Type Compulsory
Semester B
ECTS credits 4

Course description

This topic is an introduction to the Medical Device world. The global MD market, its regulation and standardisation approach in the EU is presented. The three main categories of MDs i.e.: Active Implantable (AIMDs), In Vitro Diagnostics (IVDs) and Medical Devices (MDs) are described and the nomenclature, codification are addressed. Examples of devices from the three categories are presented. Management and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) issues are outlined. The students should prepare and present a work in one specific Medical technology.