Microbiology and infectious diseases 1: pathogens
|Course code module||BGEN-08|
|Study load (hours)||168|
Pierre Van Damme
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:||faculty decision|
Basic knowledge of physiology, cytology and histology, medical chemistry and biochemistry
all courses of Ba1 and immuno 1
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Study aim 1. You can sketch in broad outlines the most important data about figures of infection diseases and the evolution of infection diseases.
Study aim 2. You can enumerate the occurrence of bacteria on the different parts of the body and explain and name the importance of this.
Study aim 3. You can reproduce the anatomy, classification, physiology and genetic of the originators.
Study aim 4. You can explain the specific interaction between the host and the micro-organism.
Study aim 5. You can explain the impact of intervention on the dynamic of an infection disease at the level of the public health.
Study aim 6. You can understand the stages of control and management of outbreak and apply on an epidemic.
Study aim 7. You can reproduce the theory regarding antibiotics, antiviral agents, the antifungicide and the antiparasitical agents.
Study aim 8. You can explain the antibacterial resistance.
Study aim 9. You can reproduce the expenses for antimicrobial agents in Belgium broadly.
Study aim 10. You can report the tests that were showed and that you did yourself during the practical in a report.
Study aim 11. You can explain the general principles of the doctrine of vaccinations. Study aim 12. You can administer a vaccine correctly.
3. Course content
Part 1. Importance of infection diseases
Part 2. Importance of the regular flora
Part 3. Physiology and genetic of the originator.
Part 4. Host versus micro-organism
Part 5. The epidemiology of infection diseases
Part 6. Introduction to therapy of infection diseases
Part 7. Cases
Part 8. Introduction to prevention of infection diseases
Part 9. Practical training & skills
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesPractical sessions
Personal work: Supervised self-study
5. Assessment method
Exam: Multiple choicePractical exam
6. Compulsory reading – study material
- H. Goossens, study book micro-organisms, infection and prevention: Part 1 disease originators;
- H. Goossens, course medical microbiology & medical virology;
- V. Vankerckhoven, manual practical training;
- H. Goossens, slides anti microbial, anti viral and anti fungal remedies;
- B. Colebunders, slides host - guest
- L. Mahieu, slides host - guest
- E. Vlieghe, slides causes
- L. Mahieu, slides causes
- P. Van Damme, course introduction to prevention of infection diseases
- P. Van Damme & K. De Schrijver, course Epidemiology of infection diseases
- Patrick R. Murray & Ken S. Rosenthal, Medical Microbiology, publ. Mosby, 5th print (2005), ISBN 0323033032, obtainable on the service reprography & 15 exemplars, edition 2002 present in reading room R, CDE;
7. Recommended reading - study material
- Sanford, Belgian edition 2001, obtainable for free on the UA, secr. Medicine;
- Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta (Georgia-VSA), 6th ed., January 2000;
- Nederlands Huisartsgenootschap, De standaarden voor de huisarts, part 1 & 2, scientific publishing house Bunge, present in the reading room T, UA.
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