Medical Equipment III - 2010-2011


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Term Exam Model Answer       New!

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Midterm Exam Model Answer      


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Class Reference

ANSI/AAMI HE75:2009 - Human factors engineering Design of medical devices   (Available from AAMI)

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Intended Learning Objectives (ILOs)

To discuss basic ideas of human factors engineering as applied to medical device design

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Grading Policy

This part amounts to one-third of the total grade of this class.

Class Term Exam:  70 points   (Open-Book)

Class Midterm Exam: 15 Points  (Open-Book)

Other (Homework assignments, quizzes, etc.): 15 points

Grade will be the summation of all of the above weighted by your attendance percentage. Failing to attend at least 80% of the classes will result in a failing grade in this class.

(Maximum Year Grade of 30 -Total of 100 points)

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Course Material       

List of Topics                     

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  1. Lecture presentation of September 26, 2010 (chapters 4 and 5)
  2. Lecture presentation of October 10, 2010 (chapter 6)
  3. Lecture presentation of October 24, 2010 (chapter 7)
  4. Lecture presentation of November 28, 2010 (chapter 8)
  5. Lecture presentation of December 12, 2010 (chapter 10)
  6. Standard for graphical symbols for electrical medical devices (extracurricular - not included in exam)


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Problem Assignments      

1. Collect and report all graphical symbols related to ultrasound imaging or hemodialysis with their meaning (submit to TA via e-mail)  (1 bonus mark)

2. Collect and report all graphical symbols related to shipping packages (submit to TA via e-mail)  (1 bonus mark)



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