Biomedical Engineering for Global Health

This course will broaden understanding of global health concerns and how healthcare technologies can play a role in improving human health in developed and developing regions. The course will cover global health demographics and comparative health systems, plus selected major health problem areas. Basic quantitative and design principles of biomedical engineering as well as introductroy epidemiology principles will be covered, and examples will highlight of the impact of biomedical technology on global health. Legal, ethical and cultural issues associated with developing and disseminating new medical technologies will be considered.

Credits: 
3
Max Credits: 
3
Type: 
BME Undergraduate Courses
Program: 
Undergraduate
Course Number: 
BME 4931
Semester: 
Fall

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