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Viewing: HSCI 3106 : Microbiology for Health Sciences

Last approved: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:42:04 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 06 Nov 2015 01:02:35 GMT

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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Health Sciences Programs (HSCI)
Microbiology for Health Sciences
Microbiology/Health Sciences
Spring 2016
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students who have taken at least one course in biology, or chemistry, or anatomy and physiology, or MLS 2000, or MLS 2001



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Principles of microbiology with emphasis on microorganisms that impact health and cause human disease. Topics include an overview of microbiology and aspects of medical microbiology, identification and control of pathogens, disease transmission, host resistance, and immunity.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Compare the major differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. 2. Interpret the main morphological features of bacteria. 3. Discuss microbial growth and metabolism of bacteria. 4. Analyze the mode of action of antibiotics and the function of immunity against pathogens. 5. Examine the causative agents of commonly encountered human infectious diseases. 6. Interpret bacterial staining characteristics. 7. Compare and contrast the biochemical tests used to differentiate bacteria.
Taught 100% online. Content for Nursing, Medical Laboratory Sciences, and other Allied Health students who need microbiology.
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