ENGS 164: Medical Diagnostics and Monitoring

Offered


Not offered 2019-2020

Prerequisites

ENGS 35 or equivalent

Diagnostics from all aspects of healthcare will be evaluated with an emphasis on cross-cutting healthcare areas in infectious diseases, oncology, cardiology, and neurology. Foundational principles cover concepts central to microbiology, chemistry, nucleic acid and imaging technologies as well as the importance of quality assurance and quality control. Topics covered include the clinical trial system and FDA approval pathways for drugs and devices. Expert guest lecturers from Thayer, Geisel, The Dartmouth Institute, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and the White River Junction Veterans Administration Medical Center will present on specialized topic areas. Field trips. This course might appeal to students seeking to advance their knowledge of the medical devices field, including those in bioengineering, biotechnology, the applied sciences, and business-oriented students.