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Systems and Computer Engineering (SYSC)

Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

SYSC 4201 [0.5 credit]

Ethics, Research Methods and Standards for Biomedical Engineering

Ethical theories, ethical decision-making, codes; human and animal experimentation, consent, practices of ethical review boards; research methods and regulations for design, manufacture, certification of medical devices; data collection, management, analysis, including security, confidentiality, privacy; bioethical dilemmas, impact of technology and research (social, political, financial).
Prerequisite: fourth-year status in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering or Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis three hours alternate weeks.

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