Training in Additive Manufacturing in the Health Sector
Training programme on Additive Manufacturing in Hospitals
Additive Manufacturing is proving to be a disruptive enabling technology with huge potential for applications in the Health Sector (HS). If there was still any doubt, the current situation with COVID19 has shown the potential, flexibility and agility of this technology to answer critical situations.
Then why has it not been integrated in hospitals globally? There are recognised barriers to the integration of Additive Manufacturing in the Health Sector, one is the lack of knowledge and skills on the use of the technology and the related organizational models.
ALADDIN aims to contribute to its integration by developing a specific training programme on Additive Manufacturing in Hospitals (as health cornerstones they will have a multiplying effect in the whole HS) for two key players identified in the European value chain on Additive Manufacturing medical devices:
- Health professionals working in hospitals (doctors, surgeons, biotechnologists, ...)
- Engineering students for their future incorporation into the health sector.
Develop an innovative training programme on Additive Manufacturing in Hospitals.
Assess through pilot training
Assess the training programme, the materials and the contents developed through pilot training courses.
Disseminate project results
Disseminate project results to the main stakeholders at European Level i.e., estimated to reach 5000 stakeholders
Exploit project results
Exploit project results after the end of the project by showing (use cases or similar)
Main Outputs of the project Aladdin
Development of a training methodology and teaching guide based on target groups' requirements and tailored to each country's sectoral needs, so they are easy managed, flexible, applicable and adapted for the trainees’ demands.
The training methodology will focus on the knowledge gaps detected on the two professional profiles (health professionals and engineering students) based on the experience of the consortium partners.
Development of training contents in cooperation with all project partners. It will be focused on two different target profiles.
Development of a web-based learning tool for supporting and structure the implementation of the training courses.
Pilot training activities in each participant country (Spain, Ireland, Belgium)
These events have a double objective. On one hand, presenting the learning innovation associated to the development training courses. On the other hand, contributing to dissemination and exploitation strategies of ALADDIN.
The objective of this activity will be the organisation of multiplier event in Spain. This will involve, among others, selection of the venue, designing and planning the agenda, preparation of the materials and invitation of speakers and attendees.
Date: September 2022
The objective of this activity will be the organisation of multiplier event in Belgium. This will involve, among others, selection of the venue, designing and planning the agenda, preparation of the materials and invitation of speakers and attendees.
Date: June 2022
The objective of this activity will be the organisation of multiplier event in Ireland. This will involve, among others, selection of the venue, designing and planning the agenda, preparation of the materials and invitation of speakers and attendees.
Date: September 2022
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