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Fall 2022
Dec 05, 2023
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BME 56400 - Ethical Engineering Of Medical Technologies
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course examines many of the ethical challenges surrounding the design, development, and deployment of medical technologies. Issues will be analyzed from multiple frameworks and perspectives including industry, government, and society. Students will learn and practice identification and analysis of ethical issues. They will develop empathic and decision-making skills designed to prepare them as engineers to deal productively and ethically with issues in professional practice.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: School of Biomedical Engr
Department: Weldon Schl of Biomedical Engr

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette Continuing Ed
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Recognize and analyze personal and systemic ethical issues and challenges to ethical reasoning and social responsibility. 2. Engage in empathy building activities to enhance their abilities to understand and value the perspectives of other stakeholders. 3. Use a structured, iterative, and collaborative decision-making process that considers the perspectives of multiple stakeholders in optimizing a design decision when facing an engineering problem in design and development of medical devices or assistive technologies that are ethical and socially responsible.

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