/MedTech: Orthopaedic Implants and Regenerative Medicine

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Provided by: University of Leeds

Course Area: All areas

Course Type: Short Course

Start date: 20200928

Subjects: Engineering, Medical Technology, Product Design

Accredited by: The CPD Certification Service

Price: Free

Delivery Method: Online

Course overview

On this course, you will learn about the MedTech currently used in orthopaedics, and explore how the benefits of regenerative medicine will affect the future of this technology.

 

You will consider the design and development process of orthopaedic implants, and understand current medical regulations. You will also explore regenerative therapies and the regulatory framework that ensures the technology will benefit patients.

 

You will learn how stem cells are used for tissue engineering and explore how this technology allows human joint regeneration to occur before a joint needs to be replaced.

 

This course can be started at any time after the advertised date and is available now.

Who is this course for

This course is appropriate for anyone interested in MedTech and product design.

 

The course will be of particular interest to undergraduate students studying engineering, product design, and disciplines related to healthcare, and professionals working in the healthcare sector in a medical capacity or as MedTech designers.

 

If you are interested in MedTech and regenerative medicine, join this course and discover the fascinating work taking place at the University of Leeds.

What will I learn

In this course you will:

 

  • Identify the materials used to create implants, their qualities and rationale for their use
  • Describe the manufacturing process of regenerative bio-materials and orthopaedic implants
  • Explore the regulatory frameworks and bodies who oversee this area of MedTech
  • Evaluate the merits and challenges in the use of regenerative tissue against the use of orthopaedic implants
  • Describe how regenerative tissue technologies could impact on anticipated future demands for improved healthcare
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