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PROGRAM

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Conference Chair:

Joachim Nagel, University of Stuttgart (Germany)

 

BIOMEDEA Consortium Chairs:

Joachim Nagel, University of Stuttgart (Germany), Coordinator

Dick Slaaf, Technical University Eindhoven (Netherlands)

Jan Wojcicki, IBIB, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, (Poland)

 

Local Organizing Committee, IBMT, University of Stuttgart:

Monika Nagel (chair), Johannes Port, Markus Stefan, Suk-Lim Han, Christoph Joppek, Regina Gräfe

  

SESSIONS

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

PS Symposium:   Patient Safety - Biomedical/Clinical/Hospital Engineering Providing a Safe Health Care Environment

Workshop 1:       Criteria and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Biomedical Engineering Programmes in Europe

Workshop 2:       European Protocol for the Training of Clinical Engineers

Workshop 3:       European Protocol for the Certification of Clinical Engineers

Workshop 4:       European Protocol for the Continuing Education of Clinical Engineers

Workshop 5:       IFMBE International Register of Clinical Engineers

 

Thursday, September 22, 2005

 Arrival of participants

 13.00 - 18.30        Meeting of the European Alliance for Medical and Biological Engineering and Science (EAMBES) Extended Executive Board

 15.00 - 18.00        Meeting of the IFMBE Clinical Engineering Division Board

 16.00 - 18.00        Registration of the Participants

                             University of Stuttgart, Tiefenhörsaal, Kollegiengebäude 2, Keplerstrasse 17, Stuttgart

 

 Friday, September 23, 2005

 08.00 - 17.00        Registration

                             University of Stuttgart, Tiefenhörsaal, Kollegiengebäude 2, Keplerstrasse 17, Stuttgart           

08.30 - 09.00       Welcome and Opening Remarks

                                Joachim Nagel, Conference Chair and President of the IFMBE

                                Jörg Brüdern, Vice-Rector of the University Stuttgart

                                Andrei Issakov, World Health Organization

                                Jos Spaan, President, European Alliance for Medical and Biological Engineering and Science

09.00 - 13.10        Plenary 1: Accreditation of BME Programmes, Clinical Engineering Training, Certification and Continuing Education

09.00 - 09.10       Joachim Nagel, Conference Chair

Introduction to the BIOMEDEA Project

09.10 - 09.40       Ian Freeston, EUR-ACE Steering Committee, UK

The EUR-ACE Project

09.40 - 10.00       James O. Wear, Chairman of the ACCE Education Committee, USA

Certification and Its Importance in Hospital Engineering

10.00 - 10.20       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

10.20 - 10.40       Paolo Inchingolo, Director of Higher Education in CE, University of Trieste, Italy

The Multi-Level Education in Clinical Engineering of the University of Trieste

10.40 - 11.10       Coffee break

11.10 - 11.30        Azman Hamid, Commission for the Advancement of Healthcare Technology Management in Asia (CAHTMA) and Healthtronics, Malaysia

Training and Certification of Clinical Engineers in Asia

11.30 - 11.50       Enrico Nunziato, IFMBE CE Division Board, South Africa

CE and Certification, the Needs in Developing Countries

11.50 - 12.10       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

12.10 - 12.30       Helmut Hutten, Chairman of the IFMBE Ethics Committee, Austria

E-Learning - another approach for harmonization and continuing education  

12.30 - 12.50       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

12.50 - 13.10       Joseph F. Dyro, Past President of the ACCE, IFMBE-ACCE Liaison, USA

Actualizing the Clinical Engineering Handbook through International Collaboration

13.10 - 13.30       Brief statements by representatives of the participating societies and associations on the BIOMEDEA initiative for accreditation, training, certification, continuing education and registration.

13.30 - 14.30       Lunch

 

14.30 - 18.00        Symposium on Patient Safety – Biomedical/Clinical/Hospital Engineering Providing a Safe Health Care Environment (part I)

14.30 - 14.50       Andrei Issakov, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

The Global Challenge of Patient Safety – the WHO Response and the World Alliance for Patient Safety

14.50 - 15.10       Joseph F. Dyro, Past President of the ACCE, IFMBE-ACCE Liaison, USA

Broadening Clinical Engineering Horizons to Create Safer Health Services

15.10 - 15.30       Andrei Issakov, Peter Heimann, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Health Technology Management and its Role in Providing Quality and Safe Care

15.30 - 15.50       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

15.50 - 16.10       James O. Wear, Chairman of the ACCE Education Committee, USA

Biomedical/Clinical/Hospital Engineering Providing a Safe Health Care Environment

16.10 - 16.40       Coffee break

16.40 - 17.00       Itziar Larizgoitia, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

e-Health and Patient Safety: Exploring the Link

17.00 - 17.20        Lodewijk Bos, President of the International Council of Medical and Care Compunetics, Netherlands

What Medical and Care Compunetics Can Do to Improve Patient Safety

17.20 - 17.40       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

17.40 - 18.00       Heikki Teriö, IFMBE AC Member and CE Division Board, Sweden

Improvement of Patient Safety by CRM Training

19.00 - 23.00       Dinner

 

 Saturday, September 24, 2005

 08.30 - 11.30        Symposium Patient Safety – Biomedical/Clinical/Hospital Engineering Providing a Safe Health Care Environment (part II)

08.30 - 08.50        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

08.50 - 09.10        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

09.10 - 09.30       Tom Cooper, Engineering Council of South Africa

CE Certification and Patient Safety Issues in South Africa

09.30 - 09.50       Frank Painter, Chairman of the ACCE Certification Committee, USA

Human Factors Engineering and Incident and Accident Investigation

09.50 - 10.10        Günter Rau, Chairman of the International Academy for Medical and Biological Engineering, Germany

Increase in Patient Safety by Blood Cryopreservation Technology

10.10 - 10.40       Coffee break

10.40 - 11.00        Plenary Discussion: Patient Safety and what BME/CE/HE can do to provide a safe health care environment, results from the questionnaire

 

11.00 - 11.30       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

 

11.30 - 14.45       Workshop I

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

11.30 - 11.40       Joe Barbenel, IPEM, UK

Presentation of the “after Warsaw” Criteria and Guidelines

11.40 - 12.00       Ian Freeston, EUR-ACE Steering Committee, UK

Comments on the Criteria and Guidelines

12.00 – 13.15      Breakout Sessions, Discussion of the Criteria and Guidelines

11.30 - 13.15       CED Board Meeting

13.15 - 14.30       Lunch

14.30 – 14.45      Workshop I

Reports from the Breakout Sessions

 

14.45 - 16.45       Workshop II

European Protocol for the Training of Clinical Engineers

William Grimson, IEI, Ireland

Presentation of the “after Warsaw” Protocol

Breakout Sessions, Discussion of the Protocol

16.05 - 16.30       Coffee Break

16.30 - 16.45       Reports from the Breakout Sessions

 

16.45 - 18.30       Workshop III

European Protocol for the Certification of Clinical Engineers

TBA: Presentation of the Draft Protocol

Breakout Sessions, Discussion of the Protocol

Reports from the Breakout Sessions

 

19.00 – 23.00      Dinner

 

 Sunday, September 25, 2005

 09.00 - 10.40       Workshop IV

European Protocol for the Continuing Education of Clinical Engineers

TBA: Presentation of the Draft Protocol

Breakout Sessions, Discussion of the Protocol

Reports from the Breakout Sessions

 10.40 - 11.10      Coffee Break

 11.10 - 12.50       Workshop V

IFMBE International Register of Clinical Engineers

Joachim Nagel: Presentation of the Draft Proposal

Breakout Sessions, Discussion of the Protocol

Reports from the Breakout Sessions

 

12.50 - 12.55       Closing of the meeting

13.00                     Lunch

  

 Contact Address:   BIOMEDEA

     Institute of Biomedical Engineering

     University of Stuttgart

     Seidenstrasse 36

     D-70174 Stuttgart

                 Germany

                 biomedea@t-online.de

  

Meeting Site:        Tiefenhörsaal, Kollegiengebäude K2

                            City Campus

                            University of Stuttgart

                            Keplerstrasse 17

                            Stuttgart

 

 

 

Time Thursday,September 22, 2005 Friday, September 23, 2005 Saturday, September 24, 2005 Sunday, September 25, 2005
         
8.00   Registration, Coffee    
         
8.30   Opening    
         
9.00    

Patient Safety

Symposium

 
        Workshop 4
10.00       Continuing Education
    Plenary Session 1 Part 2  
11.00        
    Accreditation of BME Programmes,   Workshop 5
12.00   CE Training, Certification and Continuing Education Workshop 1 International CCE Register
      Accreditation  
13.00 EAMBES Extended Board Meeting 13.00 - 18.30     Lunch
    Lunch Lunch  
14.00        
         
15.00

IFMBE CED Board Meeting

15.00 - 18.00

     
   

Patient Safety

Symposium

Workshop 2  
16.00     CE Training  
 

Registration

16.00 - 18.00

Part 1    
17.00        
      Workshop 3  
18.00     CE Certification  
         
19.00        
    Dinner Dinner  
23.00        

 

 

 

 


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