Response to industry needs transforms biomedical education

Keane, Orla and Sharp, Mary and Reilly, Ger (2011) Response to industry needs transforms biomedical education. Engineers Journal, 65 (6). pp. 348-351. ISSN 03321711

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Abstract

The article focuses on the development of biomedical engineering education in Ireland, highlighting the needs of the healthcare and biomedical industry sectors and associated employment trends in the country. It highlights a report of the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs which reveals a significant shortage of engineering skills in the medical device sector. A study on the range and geographical spread of undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by universities is discussed.

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Additional Information: Keane, Orla Sharp, Mary 1 Reilly, Ger 2; Affiliation: 1: Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin 2: Head, Department, Metal Fabrication and Welding, Dublin Institute of Technology; Source Info: Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p348; Subject Term: BIOMEDICAL engineers; Subject Term: EDUCATION; Subject Term: BIOENGINEERING; Subject Term: MEDICAL personnel; Subject Term: EMPLOYMENT (Economic theory); Subject Term: STUDY & teaching; Subject Term: TRAINING of; Subject Term: IRELAND; Number of Pages: 4p; Document Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: BIOMEDICAL engineers; EDUCATION; BIOENGINEERING; MEDICAL personnel; EMPLOYMENT (Economic theory); STUDY & teaching; TRAINING of; IRELAND
Depositing User: National Forum
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2015 20:03
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2015 20:06
URI: http://eprints.teachingandlearning.ie/id/eprint/2626

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