Module 7: Ergonomics of medical devices

Time requirement: approx. 90 minutes
Last update 2019

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Module 7 - Ergonomics of medical devices 

Learning targets of this tuition module

The students …

  • are able to explain the concepts of fitness for purpose, usability and functionality of medical devices
  • are familiar with the statutory requirements for the ergonomic design of medical devices
  • can name important standards governing the ergonomic design of medical devices
  • are familiar with the impact of the ergonomic design of medical devices upon patient safety
  • understand the importance of usability engineering for the development and design of medical devices and of the work systems in which these devices are used
  • are able to state the suitability of different usability methods for evaluating the ergonomics of medical devices
  • are able to design a usability test

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