Online / January 31, 2022 - February 21, 2022
Usability and User Experience (UX) of Medical Devices
January 31, 2022 - February 21, 2022
The value of a medical system depends heavily on its ease of use and accessibility. Learning how the principles of design and evaluation affect user experience will allow users to enable assessment of the quality of medical devices, and inform feedback and contribute to the improvement of such systems. The aim of this module is to provide training about the principles of user interface design and evaluation in the context of medical devices and eHealth applications, to improve their performance, users’ acceptance and satisfaction.
|January 31, 2022 - February 21, 2022||Live Online-Sessions: Every Tuesday 17 - 19 CEST|
|20 hours learning time for self-pace learning and live sessions over a 4 week period|
|Universitat de Barcelona|
Training about the principles of user centered design and evaluation in the context of medical devices and eHealth applications to improve their performance, users’ acceptance and satisfaction. The value of a medical system for its users depends largely on the ease of use of the system and its accessibility. Learning the principles of design and evaluation will allow users to judge the quality of medical devices, provide their feedback and contribute to the design and improvement of such systems.
The module will focus on the following main topics:
Mireia Ribera holds a PhD in Digital Documentation (Universitat de Barcelona). She is a senior researcher in accessibility and usability and lecturer at the Universitat de Barcelona, Departament de Matemàtiques i Informàtica (Computer Science and Mathematics Department). She has participated in many national and European projects, and also assesses companies and public organizations on accessibility / user experience / visualization issues.