MICR350 Clinical Microbiology and VirologyUpdated: 29 April 2020
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||MICR220 or BCHM240 or candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Restrictions||MICR450 or MICR550|
Assumed knowledge in University level Biology, Microbiology and Chemistry.
The School of Science and Technology considers all practical / laboratory activities as essential to student learning.
Attendance and participation in all practical / laboratory classes (sessions) is mandatory - exemptions will not be granted without supporting evidence.
- Clinical Microbiology and Virology
MICR550 - Clinical Microbiology and Virology
|Coordinator(s)||Gal Winter (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit covers principle mechanisms of microbial pathogenicity, including those employed by prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbial pathogens and viruses. It will introduce students to diagnostics and to antimicrobial drugs and their clinical uses as well as the wide-spread problems of antibiotic resistance. The unit will then examine a range or bacterial, fungal and viral diseases that affect different human systems, such as the skin, the nervous system, cardiovascular and lymphatic systems. Interactions between microbes and host will be introduced and serve as a base for understanding immunological responses that are the topic of a following unit.
Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: