Element card for assessment element B0012 in HTA Core Model Application for Screening Technologies 1.0 application

B. Description and technical characteristics of technology

Training and information needed to use the technology

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

Core

We need to differentiate between the users who are. 1. applying the technology (could be different from those interpreting results) 2. interpreting the results and make treatment decisions. 3. taking 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 or frequent standardisation or quality checks required? E.g. CME points.

Manufacturers´ sites, approving authority, published literature including handbooks, textbooks, reviews, HTA-reports, interviews with specialists, as well as grey literature, hand-searches and conference proceedings.

Critical
Partial

G0003, C0020, C0062, C0063