Element card for assessment element B0012 in HTA Core Model Application for Diagnostic Technologies (1.1) application

B. Description and technical characteristics of technology

Training and information needed for utilizing the technology

What kind of qualification, training and quality assurance are needed for the use or maintenance of the technology?


We need to differentiate between the users who are. 1. applying the technology (could be different from those interpreting results) 2. interpret the results and make treatment decisions. 3. take care of service and maintenance. Training materials: writing and/or translation, other adaptation? Personal training: individual and/or group sessions, number and length of sessions, number and qualifications of trainers. Are regular/ frequent standardisation or quality checks required? E.g. CME points.

Manufacturers´ sites, reviews, textbooks, HTA-reports, interviews.


Organisational domain