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Medical Interventions
Medical practice includes interventions to support humans in treating disease and maintaining health. Student projects will investigate various medical interventions that extend and improve quality of life, including gene therapy, pharmacology, surgery, prosthetics, rehabilitation, and supportive care. Students will study the design and development of various medical interventions including vascular stents, cochlear implants, and prosthetic limbs. They will review the history of organ transplants and gene therapy, and read current scientific literature to be aware of cutting edge developments. Using 3-D imaging software and current scientific research students will design and build a model of a therapeutic protein.
Tina Fugate
Becki Foster
Principles of Biomedical Sciences
Human body Systems

Curriculum content has been developed by Project Lead The Way (PLTW) and
cross-walked with the following standards:

Academy of Sciences
Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Technology Education Association
English Language Arts

Complete course content available through Project Lead The
Way (PLTW), upon school's successful application to PLTW network.
End of course assessment administered through
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Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Science and Mathematics Advanced PLTW Biomedical Science and Medicine
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Science and Mathematics PLTW Biomedical Science and Medicine