MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY FOR PODIATRY
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will learn to recognise the general characteristics of pathogenic microorganisms commonly affecting the health of feet and lower limbs in animals and humans and the steps involved in disease transmission. Practical classes will address basic medical microbiology including normal flora of the skin and common etiologic agents of Tinea infections, the effectiveness of hand washing and the dissemination of potential pathogens throughout a population. You will be introduced to the topics of medical bacteriology, virology, parasitology and mycology.
Subject Co-ordinatorAnna Morris
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Students must be admitted in the following course: HHPOD. Students from other Health Sciences courses must receive subject coordinators approval for admission. Students studying Podiatry will be given priority in order to meet the requirements of their course.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsStudents are required to wear laboratory coats and shoes in teaching laboratories.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Brock: Biology of Micro- organisms
AuthorMichael T. Madigan, Kelly S. Bender, Daniel H. Buckley, W. Matthew Sattley, David A. Stahl
AuthorWilley, J.M., Sherwood, L.M. and Woolverton, C.J.
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Morris
LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Three 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
PracticalWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1-hour theory test based on laboratory content (1000 words equivalent)
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One 2.0-hour written examination (2,000 words equivalent)
|Other written exam||Individual||No||50||SILO1, SILO4, SILO5|
Group mini project (groups of 6 students - 250-words per student)
|Other||Group||No||15||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Group assignment: one-page brochure based on best-practice (250-words per student). Students work in pairs.
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