Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis
Understand the impact of nanotechnology from this course on Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis by FutureLearn.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Learning efforts 3 Hours Per Week
The certification course on Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis is designed by the University of Twente. It is a young entrepreneur University in the Netherlands that prepares young people to tackle the world's challenges during the coming decades.
As a part of it, the educators at the University have designed a course on medical nanotechnology and its societal behavior. Nanotechnology is useful for the controlling and manipulation of nanometer-sized matter with the precision of a nanometer. The matter can be atoms, molecules, or other larger biological structures such as living cells or DNA.
This course on nanotechnology explores the potentials of nanotechnology products in medical applications. It helps create new devices that can be useful for diagnosing disease and monitoring medical treatment. Furthermore, it also considers the ethical impact of nanotechnology on societal behavior.
- Earn a Certificate of Achievement by FutureLearn
- 100% online easy-to-follow course
- Enjoy extra benefits by getting an upgrade
- The course duration is of six weeks
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
- The candidate can join the course for free.
- However, if the candidate requires a Certificate of Achievement, they need to pay $79 for an upgrade or $279.99 for one year to get the status of an unlimited learner.
- This fee includes access to the course for a lifetime, a printable digital Certificate of Achievement upon eligibility, and free lifetime access to the course as long as it is on the FutureLearn website.
Note: To receive the Certificate of Achievement, the candidate will have to upgrade or become an unlimited learner. Those candidates who were joining the course for free will not be awarded the Certificate of Achievement.
Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis
$279.99 (For one year)
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Who it is for
The detailed Certification Course on Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis is a course for anyone interested in medicine or the use of nanotechnology in medicine. No technical qualification is required. However, an undergraduate level in mathematics and physics is necessary to understand a specific part of the course but not the course's chief content.
Certification Qualifying Details
Candidates who complete the Course Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis to receive a Certificate of Achievement will have to upgrade their course or become an Unlimited Learner.
For earning the Certificate of Achievement, the candidate needs to achieve the following –
- Completion of at least 90% of the course steps
- To attempt all the tests and test questions in case if the course has tests
- To score an average of at least 70% across all the course tests in case if the course consists of tests
What you will learn
By taking this course on Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis, candidates can expect to learn the following:
- To be able to describe the science and technology that are useful for the making of nanotechnology
- To understand the underlying science, technology, and techniques that are useful to fabricate the nanodevices
- To understand the relationship between medical applications and nanotechnology
- To solve the social and ethical issues that will arise from the usage of new technological developments in the domain of health.
The registration and admission procedure for Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis is simple enough for the candidates to complete it within a matter of minutes.
The candidates have to follow this simple procedure to register themselves –
Step 1: Visit the FutureLearn website and find the course which the candidate is interested in joining.
Step 2: Click the 'Join for Free' tab near the top of the course description page.
Step 3: Click on the 'Join Course for Free' tab and it will take the candidate to the bottom of the page where they will find an upgrade and unlimited learner option
Step 4: Select and click on 'Go to the course' for beginning the course
Step 5: If the course has started, the candidates will be finding themselves on the course description page; otherwise, they will see a welcome screen.
Introduction to the science and technology of nanotechnology
The relation between medical applications and nanotechnology
The impact and possible ramifications of new techniques for ethical issues and societal behaviour
Introduction to the fundamental science and technology of developments in nanotechnology and regarding the techniques used for the production of devices using nanotechnology
Nano and breath: Electronic nose; Nano and urine: Cancer detection; Nano and blood: Lab-on-a-chip
Example cases where new technology is a dependent development but arises from societal questions, and in turn also generates new societal and ethical issues
How it helps
The course Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis helps give insight for the future health devices that are to be used. This insight is given holistically right from the idea to design. The candidates learn the basics of healthcare nanotechnology applicable at the point of care, viability, accessibility, and acceptability by the users.
FutureLearn courses are designed by instructors of leading world universities. These instructors are experts in their subjects and offer concrete solutions to any queries or issues that a candidate may face in the working field.
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The course on Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis is a 100% online program. The candidates can attend classes from anywhere in the world through any device.
Yes. FutureLearn recommends every candidate or learner follow the course in the said order to understand concepts better.
The course duration is of six weeks with an average daily study of three hours.
The candidates can get instant access to the course upon paying the fees for an upgrade or becoming an unlimited learner. However, if the candidate has joined the course for free, they won't be getting access to the course content.