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Introduction to Medical Sciences - Bridging Course 15 Credits

This course will provide an introduction to medical sciences for students with a background in engineering. It will provide foundational knowledge in anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, functional impairment, professional interaction and ethics, and classifications of health and wellbeing.

Course Contents

- medical terminology
- a biopsychosocial perspective of disability
- musculoskeletal, nervous, circulatory, integumentary system
- orthopaedic impairments
- neurological impairments
- biomechanics of normal and pathological movement
- patients professional interaction and ethics
- common disease processes that lead to functional impairment
- the human life cycle
- classifications of health and health interventions and diagnosis
- consequences of assistive technology provision on health and wellbeing

Prerequisites

The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) in mechanical engineering. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master A1N
Course code/Ladok code: HIMR20
The course is conducted at: School of Health and Welfare

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2020: Sep 28 - Dec 06
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Saffran Möller
Examiner
Saffran Möller
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
32000kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-H0304
Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2020: Sep 28 - Dec 06
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
10
Examiner
Saffran Möller
Course coordinator
Saffran Möller
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
32000kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-11248
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