376-0003-00L  Introduction to Health Sciences and Technology I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersR. Müller
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

AbstractOverview on various aspects of health and disease (health models, classification of diseases, prevention and rehabilitation, therapy, epidemiology); introduction to technical aspects (diagnostics, measurement technique); fundamentals of scientific working (ethics, literature search, study design, data collection, data analysis and data presentation).
ObjectiveStudents should know the terms, models and classification systems used in health and disease; in addition, they should understand the methods of scientific working.
Content- Health: biomedical model and classification of diseases, salutogenesis and ICF, prevention and rehabilitation, therapy, epidemiology.
- Technology: diagnostics, measurement technology, automatic control engineering.
- Science: ethics, literature search, study design, tests, data analysis, data presentation