HL1004 Clinical Engineering 7.5 credits
Educational levelFirst cycle
Academic level (A-D)C
Grade scaleA, B, C, D, E, FX, F
PeriodsSpring 13 P4 (7.5 credits)
Start date2013 week: 12
End date2013 week: 23
Language of instructionSwedish
Number of lectures
Number of exercises
Form of studyNormal
Number of placesNo limitation
ScheduleSchedule (new window)
Part of programme
To supply relevant knowledge for working with medical devices in trade, industry, or public sector.
Course main content
The course is organized under five headings:
Organization of clinical engineering
We discuss the handling of medical devices in hospitals, the organization of the county council, quality assessment/development in medical care, and medical device companies.
Regulations and responsibilities
We examine the regulatory framework for medical devices and how authorities and organizations are working with medical devices. Risk analysis, accidents, and responsibility are also addressed here.
Technical safety and standardization
This part concerns the use of standards, medical device construction requirements and documentation, and also EU harmonization of standards.
Public purchasing of medical devices
We learn how to work with the Public Procurement Act and other demands from the EU.
Maintenance of medical devices
We learn basic maintenance and management of medical equipment.
Teaching activities: Lectures, laboratory lessons, study visits, demonstrations, and project work.
Basic medicine corresponding to the course: Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology, 6L2870, and knowledge corresponding to the courses: Engineering and Information Skills, 6L2900, Electronics I, 6L3002, and Telecommunication, 6L3004.
Jacobson, Bertil: Teknik i praktisk sjukvård, Studentlitteratur 2003
Ohlson, Mats & Carlsson, Lars: Säker hantering av medicintekniska produkter, SIS Forum 2004
Hand-outs from lecturers.
- RED1 - Account, 7.5 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Requirements for final grade
Passed laboratory lessons, seminars, and final written examination (RED1; 5p).
Lars Gösta Hellström, email@example.com
Lars-Gösta Hellström <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Autumn 07.