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Healthcare Design

Designing Medical and Healthcare Products and Services

A course that applies design methodology to develop solutions in the medical and healthcare field. A focused learning program aimed at graduates in humanities, engineering, and management disciplines, as well as professionals and companies in the field.

1.100 €
Duration : 32h
Italian
17 Jan. 2025 - 8 Feb. 2025
In presenza
Available seats : -
Early Bird -10%

Course

The Executive Course in Healthcare Design – Designing Medical and Healthcare Products and Services provides practical and theoretical tools and skills to develop and manage highly usable products and services for patients and caregivers. Below are the program objectives.
● Enhance knowledge of ergonomics and human factors principles in healthcare design.
● Update knowledge on trends and challenges in the healthcare sector.
● Learn key regulations and standards related to the design of biomedical devices and software.
● Learn to design digital graphic interfaces for medical applications.
● Acquire skills to improve the usability and user experience of medical products and to develop projects for health products or services.

 

The training program targets recent graduates and professionals in the field (designers and consultants for companies, startups, and research centers). The program is divided into three parts.

● Theoretical overview of the context and medicine of the “5Ps” (predictive, precise, personalized, preventive, and participatory); regulations and classification of medical devices; ergonomics and human factor principles; benchmarking recent solutions and technologies for monitoring physiological parameters.
● Introduction to basic principles for designing digital graphic interfaces for health, as well as usability and user experience.
● Project development for a wearable product or system, prototyping in the laboratory, and designing an app for data visualization.

Faculty



Andreoni Giuseppe Scientific Director
Paolo Perego Technical Director
Roberto Sironi Professor

Didactics

Didactic Modules

The program includes theoretical teachings and practical exercises totaling 32 hours. Classes will be held on Friday afternoons or Saturday mornings to facilitate participation for those who are already working.

 

Module 1 | Hours: 4
New Perspectives in the Healthcare Sector and Reference Regulations
Introduction to current and future scenarios in the healthcare sector from the perspective of predictive, precise, personalized, preventive, and participatory medicine. Focus on the reference regulations for the development and certification of medical systems (products and apps).

 

Module 2 | Hours: 4
Technological Challenges and Humans at the Center of the Project
Overview of technologies and medical systems for monitoring major vital parameters, introduction to ergonomics and human factor principles.

 

Module 3 | Hours: 4
Principles and Technologies for Designing Graphic Interfaces for the Biomedical Sector
Focus on data visualization principles in the healthcare sector, analysis of in-cloud technologies for managing clinical data, and study of related regulations.

Module 4 | Hours: 4
Designing a Graphic Interface for the Biomedical Sector
Practical and theoretical teachings on principles, basic elements, and tools for UI/UX design for the healthcare sector. Focus on usability and user experience evaluation.

 

Module 5 | Hours: 8
Design of a Wearable System for the Biomedical Sector and its Dedicated Application
Design and development of a sensorized wearable system and its graphic interface (app) for data visualization.

 

Module 6 | Hours: 8
Development of a Prototype Wearable System and its Dedicated Application
Prototyping of a sensorized system using laboratory machines and tools (laser cutting, 3D printing, heat sealer). Development of the graphic interface (app) for visualizing physiological parameters and/or movement and biomechanical data.

Title Released

Upon completion of the training program, participants will receive the open badge for the
Executive Course in Design for Healthcare by POLI.design.

Admission

Requirements

Admission to the course is subject to a prior selection process. Applicants must submit the following selection documents via this LINK:

● Application for admission to the Course
● Copy of the Tax Code (Codice Fiscale) and identification document.
● CV briefly describing their professional profile.

 

Who is it for?
● Graduates in humanities, engineering, and management disciplines.
● Professionals specializing in fashion system design and communication who need technical skills for UX and UI developments in the healthcare sector.
● Design professionals (Digital and Interaction Design, Integrated Product Design, Product Service System Design).
● Professionals in engineering fields (biomedical engineering, computer science, clinical engineering).
● Project and Product Managers in the healthcare sector.
● Design studios, companies, and professionals developing biomedical products and software.

Price

The total fee of the course is € 1,100 + 22% VAT per student. This amount must be paid in a single installment upon signing the private agreement.

 


 

Early Bird

Send your application within June 17, 2024 to take advantage of the reduction -10%! Limited Places Available.
Deadline for sending the signed contract and payment of the participation fee: no later than June 24, 2024.

 

Attendance Benefits for Companies

For companies, partial exemptions of 20% are available for the second employee enrolling in the same course. The requirement to request this exemption is to submit a self-certification confirming that the employees are employed by the same company along with the documentation required for selection.

 

Enrolment in more than one POLI.design course

Additionally, discounts are offered for individuals enrolling in multiple POLI.design courses: 15% off the second course and 20% off the third course.

Faculty

Current edition

Andreoni Giuseppe Scientific Director
Paolo Perego Technical Director
Roberto Sironi Professor
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