19M031IKT - ICT in Telemedicine

Course specification
Course title ICT in Telemedicine
Acronym 19M031IKT
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
Condition None
The goal Introducing students to basic principles of telemedicine and the application of information and communication technologies for medical purposes: the collecting of medical data about the patient and sending them to another location for examination, consultation and establishment of diagnosis.
The outcome Qualifying students to recognize and to process the basic signals in Telemedicine. Developing of main telemedicine services.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures Basic principles of telemedicine. Acquisition and processing of different types of vital and other medical signals. ICT in medicine and health. Connecting various devices in and to the system. PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System). HL7. DICOM. Biomedical data distribution. Telemedicine services. Economic, legal, ethical aspects of telemedicine.
Contents of exercises Auditory and computer exercises that follow the lectures and demonstration exercises. Using various platforms, libraries and modules for the acquisition and processing of telemedicine signals (Arduino, Raspberry Pi, ...).
  1. Irini Reljin, Ana Gavrovska, Telemedicine, Akademska misao, April 2013, ISBN 978-86-7466-458-2.
  2. Halit Eren, John G. Webster, The e-Medicine, e-Health, m-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook, CRC Press, Vol-1 and Vol-2, Boca Raton, London, New York, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-4822-3662-0. (Original title)
  3. Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha, Antonio J. Tavares, Ricardo Simoes, Handbook of Research on Developments in E-Health and Telemedicine: Technological and Social Perspectives, Medical Information Science Reference, 2010, ISBN 978-1-61520-670-4. (Original title)
  4. Georgi Graschew, Theo A. Roelofs, edts., Advances in Telemedicine: Technologies, Enabling Factors and Scenarios, InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, 2011. (Original title)
  5. Hans Peter Soyer, Michael Binder, Anthony C. Smith, Elisabeth M. T. Wurm, Telemedicine in Dermatology, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, e-ISBN 978-3-642-20801-0 (Original title)
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, auditory and computer exercises.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 40
Practical lessons 30 Oral examination 0
Projects 0
Colloquia 0
Seminars 30