METP 301 - Therapeutic & Prosthetic Devices (1)

Course lecturer :

  • Dr. Ehab Barakat

Course assistant :

  • N/A

Course objectives :

At the end of the course, the students will be able to;

  1. Deals with the fundamentals of Electrotherapy equipment.
  2. Understand each instrument theory.
  3. Known the background and principle of operation.
  4. The concept of the Electrical Safety Analyzers for each quipments.
  5. The international safety standards like AAMI, ANSI, IEC.,

Course description :

This course provides the basic knowledge about: Electrotherapy equipment, types of electrostimulation equipment, indications and contraindications of electrostimulation

Course assessment :

Research and interactive learning 7 % Mid-Term 15% Assignment 3% Final exam (Practical) 25% Final exam (Written) 50% Total 100%

Recommended text books :

Joseph D. Bronzino. The Biomedical Engineering Handbook. 3rd Edition (3 Volume Set). 2005. John G. Webster. Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation 6 Volume Set – Second Edition. 2007.

Recommended refrences :

• Biomedical Equipment: Artificial Organs and Prostheses. Bethesda, MD: Materials Information/Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, 2004.
• HANDBOOK OF BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION, THIRD EDITION •