Robots in the Health Care System

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must be able to account for the ethical aspects related to the use of robotics in the health care system
  • Must have knowledge about functional disabilities and their rehabilitation through robotics (e.g. Robotics for Stroke patients, Spinal cord injured patients, etc.)
  • Must have knowledge about mental rehabilitation through robotics
  • Must have knowledge about robotic control of the human body
  • Must have knowledge on the integration of the human body and robots in rehabilitation
  • Must have knowledge about haptics and robotics
  • Must have knowledge about alternative control methods for assistive robotics (e.g. Brain computer interfaces, tongue computer interfaces and eye based control systems)
  • Must have knowledge about service, surgical and social robotics
  • Must have knowledge about methods to evaluate the effect of applying robotics in rehabilitation/healthcare

Skills

  • Must be able to apply knowledge about the functional effects of diseases for the choice of optimal robotic rehabilitation and robotic assistive technologies
  • Must be able to apply knowledge about the effects of aging/injury in order to identify relevant robotic assistive technologies
  • Must be able to evaluate and apply robotic technologies in health care
  • Must be able to advice people in the health care systems about the use of robotics in rehabilitation and assistive technologies

Competences

See the general description of the types of instruction described in the introduction to Chapter 3.

Exam

Exams

Name of examRobots in the Health Care System
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations
http:/​/​www.en.tech.aau.dk/​education-programmes/​Education+and+Programmes/​

Facts about the module

Danish titleRobotter i sundhedssystemet
Module codeESNROBB5K3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design