Course Title:
Semester: 2nd
Weekly teaching hours CREDITS (ECTS)
Lecture: 2 5


Theoretical classes:

  1. Electronic health records.
  2. Standardization and interoperability.
  3. Design of medical devices, standards and regulatory frameworks.
  4. Advanced emerging imaging technologies.
  5. Best practices in research and entrepreneurship.

Practical classes: Internship project on the design of medical equipment and systems in cutting edge top.

Learning outcomes

  1. Real-world Insights: The course provides students with practical insights and perspectives from distinguished lecturers in academia and industry, offering a valuable understanding of the applied side of Biomedical Engineering beyond theoretical knowledge.
  2. Electronic Health Records (EHR): Students gain knowledge of EHR systems, their design, implementation, and practical implications for healthcare providers and patients. This understanding prepares students for roles involving the management and utilization of electronic health data.
  3. Standardization and Interoperability: Understanding the importance of standardization and interoperability in Biomedical Engineering equips students with the knowledge to develop medical devices and systems that can seamlessly integrate with existing healthcare infrastructures, ensuring compatibility and efficient data exchange.
  4. Design of Medical Devices: Students learn about the design principles, standards, and regulatory frameworks involved in the development of medical devices. This knowledge enables them to design safe, effective, and compliant medical devices that meet the needs of healthcare professionals and patients.

General Competences

  1. Applied Knowledge: Gain a deep understanding of the applied side of Biomedical Engineering through invited lectures from academic and industrial experts, acquiring insights into real-world applications and challenges in the field.
  2. Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Develop the ability to collaborate effectively with professionals from different disciplines, such as healthcare providers, engineers, and entrepreneurs, to address complex biomedical engineering problems and implement innovative solutions.
  3. Electronic Health Records (EHR): Acquire knowledge and skills related to electronic health records, including their design, standardization, interoperability, and practical implications in healthcare settings.
  4. Medical Device Design: Develop expertise in the design of medical devices, including knowledge of relevant standards and regulatory frameworks, enabling the development of safe, effective, and compliant medical technologies.
  5. Emerging Imaging Technologies: Gain familiarity with advanced emerging imaging technologies in Biomedical Engineering, understanding their principles, applications, and potential impact in clinical practice and research.
  6. Research and Entrepreneurship: Learn best practices in research and entrepreneurship within the field of Biomedical Engineering, enhancing skills in conducting research, identifying opportunities for innovation, and translating ideas into practical solutions.
  7. Practical Project Experience: Engage in an internship project focused on the design of medical equipment and systems in cutting-edge topics, acquiring hands-on experience in applying theoretical knowledge to practical scenarios.
  8. Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving: Develop critical thinking skills to analyze complex biomedical engineering problems, identify key issues, and propose effective solutions based on scientific evidence and practical considerations.
  9. Communication and Presentation: Enhance communication skills to effectively convey ideas, research findings, and project outcomes to diverse audiences, including professionals, stakeholders, and the general public.
  10. Professionalism and Ethical Awareness: Cultivate professionalism, ethical conduct, and social responsibility in the practice of Biomedical Engineering, considering the impact of technological advancements on patient safety, privacy, and societal well-being.