Course detail

Therapeutic and prothetic instruments

FEKT-CTPTAcad. year: 2017/2018

The principle and construction of instruments used in therapy and surgery - electrical stimulation, magnetotherapy, ionizing and non ionizing radiation, ultrasound and low temperature. Support and substitution of organs.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The knowledge of fundamental principles and construction of electronic instrument and system used in therapy, surgery, substitution of organs.

Prerequisites

The subject knowledge on the secondary school level is required.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Bronzino JD et al: The Biomedical Engineering Handbook. CRC Press,Boca Raton 2000
Kline Iet al: Handbook of Biomedical Engineering. Academic Press,San Diego 1988
Robertson V, Ward A, Low J, Reed A: Electrotherapy explained: principles and practice. Elsevier, 2006

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The principle of therapy. Background of biophysics and physiology. Electrical stimulation. Biofeedback. Magnetotherapy. Ultrasound therapy. Diathermy. Cryosurgery. Electromagnetic radiation, radiotherapy systems. Electromagnetic radiation in therapy. Haemodialysis systems. Support and substitution of organs.

Aims

The acquaintance with fundamental principles and construction of instrument in therapy, surgery used and by organ substitution.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-BC Bachelor's

    branch BC-AMT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional interdisciplinary
    branch BC-EST , 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional specialized
    branch BC-MET , 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional specialized

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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