Microbiology (MED185) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Microbiology MED185 2 2 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Necla Tülek
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to provide students with basic information on microbiology and infectious diseases.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describes and classify the general properties of microorganisms.
  • Associates treatments with medically important bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasitic infections
  • Identifies basic immunology, vaccines and serums.
  • Establishes a relationship between hospital infections and nursing practices.
  • Gains the ability to work properly with contaminant samples with microorganisms and possible contaminating environments.
Course Content Basic microbiology, bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycology, natural and acquired immunity, hospital infections and microbiological diagnostic processes.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Microbiology; Classification, structure and proliferation of bacteria; Bacterial genetics and metabolism Reading the subject from references
2 Bacterial pathogenesis, Classification, structure and growth of viruses, Viral pathogenesis Reading the subject from references
3 Classification of fungi and their proliferation, Classification, structure and proliferation of parasites, Human flora Reading the subject from references
4 Fungal pathogenesis, Sterilization, disinfection and antisepsis, General principles of microbiology laboratory Reading the subject from references
5 Bacteria and diseases that bacterias cause I Reading the subject from references
6 Bacteria and diseases that bacterias cause 2 Reading the subject from references
7 Antibacterial agents, Immun system elements, Antigen and Antibody Reading the subject from references
8 Midterm
9 Natural immunity, Humoral and cellular immune response 1 Reading the subject from references
10 Natural immunity, Humoral and cellular immune response 2 Reading the subject from references
11 Viruses and diseases that viruses cause, Antiviral agents Reading the subject from references
12 Fungus and diseases that fungus cause, Antifungal agents Reading the subject from references
13 Parasites and diseases that parasites cause, Antiparasitic agents, Arthropods 1 Reading the subject from references
14 Parasites and diseases that parasites cause, Antiparasitic agents, Arthropods 2 Reading the subject from references
15 Hospital infections, important infections for hospital personnel and prevention these Reading the subject from references
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. • Brooks GF, Butel JS, Morse SA. Jawetz, Melnick and Adelbergs Medical Microbiology. 23rd ed. 2004.
2. • G. J. Tortora, B. R. Funke, C. L. Case Microbiology: An Introduction (10th Edition) Benjamin Cummings. 2010

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Develop the capability of using theoretical and practical knowledge acquired during nutrition and dietetic education for individuals and public for health promotion, prevention of the diseases and treatment of the diseases when necessary. X
2 Can reach evidence-based knowledge in nutrition and dietetics by searching available journals and books published then using all computer programs assess this knowledge, interpret and share. X
3 Develop strategical plans and programs for solving nutrition-based health problems at individual and community level, by considering professional and ethical values. X
4 Can analyze food consumptions of individuals and create diet plans by taking into consideration of their age, gender, socio-cultural, economical, biochemical and personal characteristics then can give necessary education to them. X
5 Can identify all the nutrients and chemical substances that foods contain and help individuals how and what kind of foods to be chosen for their health and/or disease conditions. X
6 Can conduct their work independently with the help of the information gained, take individual responsibility to solve problems in practice, and collaborate with other members of the health team. X
7 Can explain all reduction or loss of nutrients may happen during food preparation and cooking both home or institutional settings. X
8 Can make all necessary dietary adjustments where special nutrition is required. X
9 Can compare and discuss nutrition policies and food legislation both in the country and world experiences levels. X
10 Can develop and organize training programs to provide adequate, balanced and healthy nutrition for individuals and groups, and can effectively use the communication and education methods and materials required for the sessions. X
11 Can evaluate individual and cultural differences by having knowledge and practices of the traditions and cultures of the countries. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Laboratory 14 2 28
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 1 14
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 16 16
Total Workload 68