Course code 02 95 6141 00
Number of ECTS points 1
Course title in the language of instruction
Law and Ethics in Biomedical Engineering
Course title in Polish Law and Ethics in Biomedical Engineering (Aspekty prawne i etyczne inżynierii biomedycznej)
Course title in English
Law and Ethics in Biomedical Engineering
Language of instruction English
Form of classes
Lecture Tutorials Laboratory Project Seminar Other Total of teaching hours during semester
Contact hours 15 0 15
E-learning No No No No No No
Assessment criteria (weightage) 1.00 0.00
Unit running the course Instytut Elektroniki
Course coordinator prof. dr hab. inż. Michał Strzelecki
Course instructors Marcin Mitał
no prerequisites
Course learning outcomes
  1. Identifying ethical problems in medicine, health care and health sciences.
  2. Knowledge of the main ethical principles in theory and practice, applying the ethical principles of the Declaration of Human Rights.
  3. Knowledge of legal aspects related to medical engineering.
  4. Critical consideration of ethical and legal problems from different perspectives, generating solutions, joint, productive work in groups
Programme learning outcomes
    Programme content The aim of the course is to gain knowledge of law regulations and ethical principles in medicine and biomedical engineering.
    Assessment methods
    The effects are verified on the basis of the report and oral presentation on the case study.
    Grading policies Report and presentation (100%)
    Course content 1. Ethical and legal aspects of biomedical engineering - introduction 2. Bioethics, medical law 3. The code of medical ethics 4. Intellectual property, legal regulations in biomedical engineering 5. Standards for medical devices and devices 6. Introduction to clinical trials
    Basic reference materials
    1. B. Mepham, Bioethics: An Introduction for the Biosciences, Oxford 2004
    2. M. Durlik, Zarządzanie w służbie zdrowia. Organizacja procesowa i zarządzanie wiedzą, Placet, Warszawa 2008
    3. Wybrane normy
    Other reference materials
    1. B. Mepham, Bioetyka, Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, 2008
    2. T. Biesaga, Elementy etyki lekarskiej, Medycyna Praktyczna, 2006
    Average student workload outside classroom
    Updated on 2021-02-24 13:53:20
    Archival course yes/no no