MedTech: AI and Medical Robots
University of Leeds
  • Start Date: 30 Sep, 2019
  • 2 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Explore human robot interaction and enter the fascinating world of robotics and artificial intelligence in healthcare.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Learn how medical robots in healthcare are designed, regulated and used


On this course, you will learn what robots are and explore human robot interaction (HRI) in healthcare. You will identify the challenges of designing robots for healthcare and look at what MedTech scientists are doing to solve them.


Using case studies, you will learn why regulations are essential for the safe use of robots and AI in healthcare, and understand the process of bringing a successful product to market.


You will also explore how artificial intelligence is used in surgical procedures, to improve precision diagnostics, in exoskeleton technology, and even for patient care.


This course is appropriate for anyone interested in MedTech and product design.


The course will be of particular interest to undergraduate students studying engineering, product design, and disciplines related to healthcare, and professionals working in the healthcare sector in a medical capacity or as MedTech designers.


If you are interested in MedTech and robotics, join this course and
discover the fascinating work taking place at the University of Leeds.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

University of Leeds

As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.

Academics at the University of Leeds lead pioneering research that addresses major global challenges, in areas such as energy, water and climate change, human health and wellbeing. The University works in interdisciplinary teams to find innovative solutions to global problems such as poverty, hunger and crime. It strengthens communities through its outreach and public engagement.

The diverse range of FutureLearn courses developed by the University of Leeds will allow the exploration of new and different ways to provide online education. The University wants to reach a global audience, meeting the growing worldwide demand for access to higher education, so that the outstanding knowledge it creates can benefit a wider community.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

You may be able to download course materials after enrolling in this course. If not, all of the necessary course materials provided by the course instructor will be available on the provider's course page.
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