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Systems and Computer Engineering (SYSC)

Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

SYSC 4202 [0.5 credit]

Clinical Engineering

Overview of the Canadian health care system; brief examples of other countries; clinical engineering and the management of technologies in industrialized and in developing countries; safety, reliability, quality assurance; introduction to biomedical sensor technologies; applications of telemedicine; impact of technology on health care.
Prerequisites: fourth-year standing in Biomedical and Electrical or Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering, or fourth-year standing in Engineering and permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis three hours alternate weeks.

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