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Biomedical Innovation

Course Number: 80882
Subject: Health & Biosciences
Major/Program of Study: PLTW Biomedical Sciences
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

In this capstone course, students apply their knowledge and skills to answer questions to solve problems related to biomedical sciences. Students design innovative solutions for the health challenges of the 21st century as they work through progressively challenging open-ended problems. Addressing topics such as clinical medicine, physiology, biomedical engineering, and public health. They have the opportunity to work on an independent project and may work with a mentor or advisor from a university, hospital, physician’s office, or industry. Throughout the course students are expected to present their work to an adult audience that may include representatives form the local business and health care community. Prerequisites and other notes: Must have completed Medical Interventions (80883). Completer course for this major.