Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

MedTech: Orthopaedic Implants and Regenerative Medicine

University of Leeds

This online course explored the design and development of orthopaedic implants and how advances in regenerative medicine is revolutionising orthopaedics.

2 weeks, 5 hours per week

Claire Brockett

University Academic Fellow in the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering,

University of Leeds

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Learning outcomes

  • Identify the materials used to create implants, their qualities and rationale for their use
  • Describe the manufacturing process of regenerative bio-materials and orthopaedic implants
  • Explore the regulatory frameworks and bodies who oversee this area of MedTech
  • Evaluate the merits and challenges in the use of regenerative tissue against the use of orthopaedic implants
  • Describe how regenerative tissue technologies could impact on anticipated future demands for improved healthcare


  • What are the possible medical treatments for joint degeneration?
  • Which joints can be replaced and how?
  • The materials used for orthopaedic joints and how we ensure they are bio-compatible.
  • The production and testing process for an artificial joint replacement.
  • What is regenerative medicine and how does it work?
  • How are biological scaffolds produced and what materials are they made from?
  • Requirements for testing biological scaffolds and regulations which need to be followed.
  • The future of regenerative medicine and technology.


This course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

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Issued on 24th October 2019

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Free online course:

MedTech: Orthopaedic Implants and Regenerative Medicine

University of Leeds