Description
MEDICAL PRODUCT IDEATION
A didactic class that explores the principles and use of "ethnography" as a tool to observe and document clinical activity in order to draft a clear statement of a clinical problem in need of solution and methods for concept generation to identify potential solutions. Students will be able to describe and use ethnographical techniques in identifying workplace problems and be able to describe and use concept generation methods to develop potential solutions. Topics covered: ethnography in the workplace; group brainstorming; brain-writing; affinitization; morphological analysis; basic human factors design.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
BIOENG 2150
Academic Group
Swanson School of Engineering
Academic Organization
Bioengineering Program
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PROG: Swanson School of Engineering
Typically Offered
Fall