26.553 Medical Device Design I

Medical Device Design I

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4252
Status Active

A systematic approach to inventing new medical devices. The class details the process of validating medical needs including market assessment and the evaluation of existing technologies; basics of regulatory (FDA) and reimbursement planning; brainstorming and early prototyping for concept creation. Course format includes expert guest lecturers and interactive practical discussions with faculty. Students will prepare a medical device proposal and presentation.