In the medical field, therapeutics is the process of caring for the patient in a comprehensive manner. Therapeutics includes preventing disease as well as managing disease or disease specific problems.
This learning module is an overview of BioMEMS that are currently being used or tested as therapeutic devices for patients. As an activity, you will study a particular therapeutic BioMEMS and develop a marketing brochure for doctors and patients.
This learning module contains the following:
- Pre-Assessment (Knowledge Probe)
- Reading: Therapeutic BioMEMS Overview
- Presentation: Therapeutic BioMEMS Overview (pdf)
- Activity: Marketing a Therapeutic BioMEMS
Instructor materials for this learning module are available here.
This work made possible by Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Center through DUE grants #0830384, 0902411, and 1205138. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and creators, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.
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