Biomedical engineering key content survey - The 1 st step in a delphi study to determine the core undergraduate BME curriculum

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Abstract

A survey was conducted that materialized the development of common curriculum of key concepts with which the biomedical engineers (BE) should be familiar and an identity to aid industry in hiring undergraduate BE is discussed. The survey comprised of eighty questions divided among nineteen categories including eleven biomedical engineering domains, four biological domains, physiology, engineering and mathematical prerequisites. Over 1,000 academic and industrial representatives were contacted for participation. The results of the survey aided academia in identifying the fundamental concepts that undergraduates should know and facilitate the industrial hiring of a larger percentage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1209-1213
Number of pages5
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Oct 25 2004
EventASEE 2004 Annual Conference and Exposition, "Engineering Researchs New Heights" - Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Duration: Jun 20 2004Jun 23 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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