COMEPETENCES AND SKILLS THAT WILL BE ACQUIRED
Basic or general competences:
CB6. To acquire comprehensive knowledge providing the opportunity to be creative in the development and/or application of ideas.
CB7. To be able to apply the acquired knowledge and their problem solving skills to the resolution of problems in novel or relatively unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study.
CB8. To be able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of judgement making based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsabilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.
CB9. To demonstrate an ability to communicate their conclusions, their knowledge and the ultimate reasons that sustain them to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
CB10. To possess the learning abilities that allow autonomous long-life learning.
CG1. To possess the ability to learn new methods and technologies, from the mastery of scientific subjects and specialized techniques of Clinical Engineering, as well as the ability to adapt to new situations.
CG2. To develop the ability to apply knowledge about the human being and the life sciences to the resolution of problems typical of Clinical Engineering. In particular, the ability to identify medical problems that can be treated using the techniques encompassed in Clinical Engineering.
CG3. To develop the ability to design and carry out technological projects in the field of the application of engineering to medicine, as well as the ability to analyze and interpret the obtained results.
CG4. To develop the ability to evaluate medical equipment and instrumentation in complex multidisciplinary environments, assessing
CE1. Ability to evaluate algorithms and data processing techniques in complex multidisciplinary environments, assessing the needs of different clinical users and offering objective measures for decision making.
CE2. Ability to understand and use advanced statistical methods for conducting scientific studies, evaluation of equipment from the point of view of effectiveness, accreditation for medical use or study of comparative effects in patients.
CE3. Ability to apply advanced techniques of health technology management, both in technical and economic aspects, and including the acquisition and maintenance thereof.
CE10. Ability to install and maintain non-implantable active medical devices, in electromedicine systems and their associated facilities, under quality criteria, in safety conditions and in compliance with current regulations.
To pass this subject the students should be able to:
- Classify, categorize and explain the operating principles of electromedical equipment.
- Recognize, define and describe the sensor with biomedical applications and know how to perform measurements of physiological variables in both the clinical and the biomedical environment.
- Know how to choose the appropriate electromedical equipment with respect to the needs, technical requirements, standards and safety of a specific clinical application.
- Define the tasks of the clinical engineer in the hospital environment.
- Characterize the facilities, systems and equipment, being able to identify their functionality and their technical characteristics.
- Receive the equipment and elements of the system to be installed, verifying that they are those indicated in the established assembly plan.
- Verify the physical space and the infrastructure where the assembly of the installation, system or equipment will be performed, interpreting and applying the procedures established in the assembly plan.
- Set up, prior to its clinical use, facilities, systems and equipment, applying the maintenance plan of the health center, the manufacturer recommendations and the current regulation.
- Diagnose faults or malfunctions in facilities, systems and equipment, identifying the cause of the incidence and the possibility of resolution by our own or other means.
- Repair faults in facilities, systems and equipment, applying specific techniques and procedures and verifying the restoration of operation.