OVOMAX Online Course as a Way to Improve Competencies and Qualifications for Designing and Manufacturing of Custom-Made Orthopaedic Implants
The paper presents an open and international online training course for design, manufacture and validation of custom-made orthopaedic, oral and cranio-maxillofacial devices. Based on the initial international survey, the innovative approach of this course presents all main steps of designing and production process of custom-made devices including medical imaging, surgical planning, product designing, mechanical and functional simulations, material selection and manufacturing process with particular emphasis on quality assurance systems, standards and regulations. Proposed on-line course offers the wide audience of medical device designers a worthy education and training, along their professional career. This approach of transferring knowledge between students – academic tutor, can be also successfully used to improve practical skills of professionals in a form of case studies.
KeywordsCustom-made implants Orthopaedic implants International E-learning course OVOMAX
This work has been done within the OVOMAX project “Online Vocational training course on design, manufacture and validation of custom-made orthopaedic, oral and cranio-maxillofacial devices”. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
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