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Biomedical InnovationCCHS7308

Credits: BUHS 4, Sending Schools 1

Duration: Semester


In the final capstone course of the Biomedical Science sequence, students will build on the knowledge and skills gained from previous courses to design innovative solutions for the most pressing health challenges of the 21st century. Students will address topics ranging from public health and biomedical engineering to clinical medicine and physiology. They will have the unique opportunity to work on an independent design project with a mentor or advisor from a university, medical facility, or research institution. Note that this is a course within the Project Lead The Way (PLTW) sequence of Biomedical Science courses and that a significant amount of work will be conducted online.

Prerequisite:

Successful completion of Medical Interventions


Additional Program Information

Embedded Credits

(on completion of program)

(on completion of program)

Science (upon completion of
4 Health & Biomedical
courses)

Industry Credential

LNA-Licensed Nursing Assistant
CPR-First Aid
AED

Dual Enrollment

Medical Terminology: CCV 3 credits
Human Growth & Development: VTC, 3 credits
Human Body: Marlboro College, 3 credits
Med. Interventions: Missouri S & T, 3 credits
Biomedical Innovation: Missouri S & T, 3 credits
Medical Terminology: CCV 3 credits
Nutrition: VTC, 3 credits

Student Organization

SkillsUSA
FBLA
HOSA

What's Next/Employment in Field:

The biomedical strand prepares students for further study in a multitude of health and allied health careers including nursing, medicine, emergency services, diagnostic technology, and/or biomedical research.
Additional opportunities for pre-medical students include, but are not limited to: clinical dietetics, food and nutrition management, public health nutrition, education and research, consultant/private practice, licensed nursing assistant (LNA), begin coursework to become a registered nurse RN.

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