Description of this module

Medical Devices

Medical Devices


Objectives - With this training, the attendee should be able to:

  • Distinguish the types and classify the medical devices;
  • Know the different medical devices available in the pharmacy;
  • Advise on the correct medical device according to the problem presented by the user;
  • Detail relevant aspects on handling the medical devices.


  • Settings
  • Classification of medical devices
  • Demarcation of the border
  • Dressing material, Light orthopedics, Cryotherapy and Thermotherapy
  • Devices for urogenital tract
  • Implantable devices
  • Role of the pharmacy
  • Expositive methods (oral exposure of the contents);
  • Demonstrative methods (pictures and videos displayed);
  • Active methods (case studies discussion and constant interaction with participants to consolidate the learned ideas and contents).
  • Final evaluation of the knowledge acquired by the learner;
  • Evaluation of the trainer, the training session and the training provider.
  • This training aims to involve all health professionals: pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants, nurses and assistants, managers and supervisors who exercise their activity in the field of the pharmacy.
  • This training includes material to support the learning and an attendance certificate.