Semester of Instruction
Objectives and Content
The course consists of the following modules:
1. Introduction to modern biomedical methods and its applications.
2. Introduction to current biomedical research areas.
3. Introduction to medical terminology and ethical implications of emerging technologies.
On completion of the course the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:
- possess basic knowledge of medical technology in practice
- know the distribution of the working tasks in medical technology departments specialized in chemistry and physics
- comprehend a good understanding of the various areas within medical technology include diagnostics and treatment
- can utilize scientific knowledge on issues in medicinal technology and make reasoned choices.
- masters relevant professional techniques and forms of expression
- can serach for, assess and make references to information and subject matter
- possess an overview of central issues in medical technology
- understand the relations between key principles in medical technology
- convey theories, issues and solutions that are part of medical technology
- can resonate around the ethical problem positions related to medical technology in practice
Required Previous Knowledge
Recommended Previous Knowledge
Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap
Access to the Course
Access to the course requires admission to the Integrated Master¿s Programme in Medical Technology
Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching
The teaching will be provided as lectures, seminars, team assigments and laboratory work.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Laboratory exercises and laboratory demonstration. The compulsory activities are valid for two (2) consecutive semesters after the approval.
Forms of Assessment
Approved participation in all mandatory meetings and assignments. The student shall write a final report with reflections over a given topic.
Examination Support Material
Spring semester and autumn semester. In semester without teaching is examination early in the semester.
The reading list will be available within June 1st for the autumn semester and January 1st for the spring semester.
The course will be evaluated by the students in accordance with the quality control system at UiB and the department.
The Programme Committee is responsible for the content, structure and quality of the programme and courses
Contact information for the course coordinator is avaialble at «Mitt UiB», alternatively contact the student advisor.
The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Department of Chemistry are administratively responsible for the course.
Type of assessment: Approved report
- Withdrawal deadline