BMT-61227 Medical Biomaterials, 5 cr
||Accepted exercise work and final exam.|
Student can understand and explain the terminology and the definitions used in the field of biomedical materials science. Student is able to separate differences between material groups and materials, their biocompatibility and typical reactions inside the human body. Student can name the most common materials in the field of biomedical materials science. Student can explain the structures, properties and differences of the most common materials as well as explain how and why different materials are used for different clinical applications. Student can explain main sterilization methods for different materials, and understand the demands and principles for operations in clean rooms.
|1.||Classifications of medical biomaterials, general issues about materials.||More comprehensive knowledge about the classifications.||Different biomedical materials and the classification according to specific properties.|
|2.||Biocompatibility and interactions between biomaterials and body environment.||Interactions of different materials between different tissues.||Interactions between different tissues and material surfaces.|
|3.||Biomaterial groups: Metals, polymers, bioceramics, composites.||Properties of the materials in the material groups. Clinical use of the materials.||Structures of the materials. The structure related properties and phenomena in the human body.|
Ohjeita opiskelijalle osaamisen tasojen saavuttamiseksi
Grades 1-2: Knows the basic definitions of the course and can list the main benefits and disadvantages of different material groups. Understands the difference between medical and non-medical materials, and main tissue responses on basic level. Satisfactory command in core content of the course. Grades 3-4: Can explain the definitions of the course and the benefits and disadvantages of different material groups. Can explain the difference between medical and non-medical materials, and typical tissue responses on deeper level. Satisfactory command in core content of the course. Grade 5: Can combine and utilize different parts of the course together creating deeper understanding about the context by using real life medical indications as an input and reference. All the learning outcomes have been exceeded. Deep command in the whole content of the course. Almost maximum performance in all parts of the course.
Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)
Before taking this course, a student should have basic knowledge about materials.
|BMT-61227 Medical Biomaterials, 5 cr||BMT-61226 Biomedical Engineering: Biomaterials, 3 cr|