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-ordinatorAlison Brown
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HHPOD Bachelor of Podiatry (Hons) Students from other Health Sciences courses require permission of the Subject Coordinator to enrol 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
AuthorWilley, J.M., Sherwood, L.M. and Woolverton, C.J.
Brock: Biology of Micro- organisms
AuthorMichael T. Madigan, Kelly S. Bender, Daniel H. Buckley, W. Matthew Sattley, David A. Stahl
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), 2020, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Brown
Three 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.00 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 1-hour theory test based on laboratory content (1000 words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|One 2.0-hour written examination (2,000 words equiv)||N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO1, SILO4, SILO5|
|Group mini project (groups of 6 students) 250-words per student)||N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|Group assignment: one-page brochure based on best-practice (250-words per student) Students work in pairs||N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO1, SILO3, SILO5|