Product Development Rubric scale-
0- did not complete this portion
1- topic included but explanation erroneous
2- topic included but minimal supporting data
3- topic covered but missing one component
4- topic thoroughly covered with all supporting
(Topic expectations on following page)
TOPIC 4 3 2 1 0 Score
A Product Characteristics
C Product Use
D Homeostasis of Blood
F Potential Homeostasis
G Precautions For Above
H FDA Market Clearance/
In Vitro Classification
I FDA Pre/Post Market
J Product Testing
M Life Impact
9 7 5 3 1 0
N Power Point Quality
O Presentation Quality
P Poster Board Appearance
Q Poster Board Content
TOTAL POSSIBLE 100
Students must provide a clear and thorough explanation of each of the following:
A. Product Characteristics: Includes any physical characteristics of the product:
size, color, weight, etc.
B. Mechanism: How does it work? Structure related to mechanism for all structures
involved. In addition, a clear explanation of each type of mechanism: electronic,
chemical, biological, technological must also be provided.
C. Product Use: A step by step explanation of how the product is used by the
patient. This includes where and how the patient obtains the product. Any
procedures required of a surgeon/clinician must be included as well.
D. Homeostasis of Blood Glucose: Exhibits a clear understanding of the blood
glucose/insulin/negative feedback mechanism. Demonstrates how their product
will maintain the homeostasis normally maintained by the feedback loop.
Constant fluctuations in blood glucose levels caused by food intake/increased
activity are taken into account.
E. Advantages/Disadvantages: List of advantages show that students understand
the shortcomings of treatment options currently available; list of disadvantages
take into account all impositions of product on patient: effect on body, finances,
all aspects of an individual’s lifestyle.
F. Potential Homeostasis Disruption: Anticipates potential disruption in
homeostatic mechanisms. Demonstrates an understanding of the interactions
between each of the components and the components and the human body.
G. Precautions For Above: Explains what precautions will be taken to ensure
homeostasis is maintained.
H. FDA Marketing Clearance/ In Vitro Classificaiton: Explanation of the three
steps involved in the process of obtaining marketing clearance approval of
medical devices; classification of in vitro diagnostics of product.
I. FDA Pre/Post Market Requirements: Listing of the three premarket
requirements and explanation of the significance of Medical Device Reporting
and QS Regulation of postmarket requirements.
J. Product Testing: Testing methods cover both safety and effectiveness, a
thorough description of methods provided; schedule for testing logical.
K. Manufacturing/Marketing: Selection of Manufacturing/Marketing Company
stated, with explanation why company chosen.
L. Cost/Insurance: Anticipated cost is realistic and supported by data; expected
insurance coverage stated, explanation for coverage amount provided.
M. Life Impact: Description of how product would make a difference in the life of a
diabetic exhibits that student has some understanding of what life with diabetes is
N. PP Quality: Power point slides contain key points, presented in an organized,
sequential manner. Font large enough that students in the back of the room can
O. PP Presentation: Oral presentation supplies supporting information to
supplement the key points presented on the slides. Students know their
information well and do not need to rely on notes (good eye contact), and
time/content is divided equally among members of the group.
P. Poster Board Appearance: Includes picture of the product, writing large enough
to be seen from a distance. Quality marketing—visual.
Q. Poster Board Content: Includes a description of the product—what it does, how
it works, and how it is used by the patient. Quality marketing—wording.