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Academy of Biomedical Sciences PLTW

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Biomedical Sciences is a broad field that encompasses many different medical and healthcare disciplines. This course provides an introduction to biomedical sciences through "hands-on" projects and problems. Students study human medicine, research processes and an introduction to bio-informatics. Students investigate the human body systems and various health conditions. They try to understand the biology of life to diagnose and treat disease, improve health, and ease pain and suffering.

According the National Health Council, Biomedical Sciences professions are among the fastest growing careers in the United States.

Careers include:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Scientists
  • Engineers
  • Administrators
  • Technicians