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Plenary 1: Accreditation of BME Programmes, Clinical Engineering Training, Certification and Continuing Education

Joachim Nagel, Conference Chair, Introduction to the BIOMEDEA Project

Ian Freeston, EUR-ACE Steering Committee, UK, The EUR-ACE Project

James O. Wear, Chairman of the ACCE Education Committee, USA, Certification and Its Importance in Hospital Engineering

Frank Painter, Chairman of the ACCE Certification Committee, USA, CE Certification in the US and the Clinical Engineering Internship MS Program at the University of Connecticut

Paolo Inchingolo, Director of Higher Education in CE, University of Trieste, Italy, The Multi-Level Education in Clinical Engineering of the University of Trieste

Azman Hamid, Commission for the Advancement of Healthcare Technology Management in Asia (CAHTMA) and Healthtronics, Malaysia, Training and Certification of Clinical Engineers in Asia

Enrico Nunziato, IFMBE CE Division Board, South Africa, CE and Certification, the Needs in Developing Countries

Jorge Saide Calil, IFMBE CE Division Board, Brazil, Brazilian Views on the Accreditation of Biomedical Engineering Programmes, the Training of Clinical Engineers and the IFMBE International Register of Clinical Engineers

Helmut Hutten, Chairman of the IFMBE Ethics Committee, Austria, E-Learning - another approach for harmonization and continuing education

James O. Wear, Chairman of the ACCE Education Committee, USA, Continuing Education in Hospital Engineering, including BME/CE and Hospital Safety Staff in the US

Joseph F. Dyro, Past President of the ACCE, IFMBE-ACCE Liaison, USA, Actualizing the Clinical Engineering Handbook through International Collaboration

 

Symposium on Patient Safety – Biomedical/Clinical/Hospital Engineering Providing a Safe Health Care Environment (part I)

Andrei Issakov, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, The Global Challenge of Patient Safety – the WHO Response and the World Alliance for Patient Safety

Joseph F. Dyro, Past President of the ACCE, IFMBE-ACCE Liaison, USA, Broadening Clinical Engineering Horizons to Create Safer Health Services

Peter Heimann, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, Health Technology Management and its Role in Providing Quality and Safe Care

           Video 1, Video 2

Jan Persson, IFMBE HCTA Division Board, Sweden, The Role of HTA in Diffusion and Implementation of Devices Today and in the Future, and the Impact on Patient Safety Issues

James O. Wear, Chairman of the ACCE Education Committee, USA, Biomedical/Clinical/Hospital Engineering Providing a Safe Health Care Environment

Itziar Larizgoitia, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, e-Health and Patient Safety: Exploring the Link

Lodewijk Bos, President of the International Council of Medical and Care Compunetics, Netherlands, What Medical and Care Compunetics Can Do to Improve Patient Safety

Frank Painter, Chairman of the ACCE Certification Committee Chair, USA, The Importance of CE Certification for Patient Safety and the Needs and Benefits of an Internationally Recognized CE Certification System

Heikki Teriö, IFMBE AC Member and CE Division Board, Sweden, Improvement of Patient Safety by CRM Training

       Video

Brian M. O'Connell, President of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology and Board of Governors of the IEEE Computer Society, USA, Patient Safety, the Ethical and Social Implications for Clinical Engineers

Azman Hamid, Commission for the Advancement of Healthcare Technology Management in Asia (CAHTMA) and Healthtronics, Malaysia, What CAHTMA and Healthtronics are Planning to Do for Patient Safety in Asia

Tom Cooper, Engineering Council of South Africa, CE Certification and Patient Safety Issues in South Africa

Frank Painter, Chairman of the ACCE Certification Committee, USA, Human Factors Engineering and Incident and Accident Investigation

Günter Rau, Chairman of the International Academy for Medical and Biological Engineering, Germany, Increase in Patient Safety by Blood Cryopreservation Technology

Andrei Issakov, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, Wrapping up and summarizing the presentations and discussions; suggestions for a position paper on Health Technology Management and Patient Safety; proposing "A Safe Environment for Safer Care" as a Global Patient Safety Challenge

 

Workshop I

Criteria and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Biomedical Engineering Programmes in Europe

Joe Barbenel, IPEM, UK, Presentation of the “after Warsaw” Criteria and Guidelines

Ian Freeston, EUR-ACE Steering Committee, UK, Comments on the Criteria and Guidelines

 

Workshop II

European Protocol for the Training of Clinical Engineers

William Grimson, IEI, Ireland, Presentation of the “after Warsaw” Protocol

 

Workshop III

European Protocol for the Certification of Clinical Engineers

Per Ask, Lingköping University, Certification of Clinical Engineers in Sweden


Last update: Nov-08