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MICROBIOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HEY144 MICROBIOLOGY 2 3 2 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit -
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. CANAN ÖRÜKLÜ
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: It is aimed to gain knowledge about microorganisms' structure, classification, general characteristics, conditions necessary for the growth and reproduction of microorganisms and disease-forming mechanisms; important infections, disease factors and prevention ways.
Contents of the Course Unit: Introduction to Microbiology and History, Structure and General Features of Microorganisms, Development and Reproduction in Microorganisms, Microbial Metabolism and Genetics, Microorganism-Host Relationships, Microbial Flora of the Body, Ways of Infection Transmission, Disinfection, Antisepsis and Sterilation, General Features of Bacteria, Important Bacterial Factors, Viruses General Features, Important Viral Agents, General Features of Fungi, Important Fungi and Molds, General Features of Parasites, Important Parasitic Factors, Microbial Diagnostic Methods, Antibiotic Action Mechanisms, Resistance to Antibacterial Drugs, Basic Immunology and Immunity.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Ranks the medically important pathogens that affect human health.
Classifies medically important bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.
Explains sterilization and disinfection methods.
Explains the general structure of microorganisms.
Explains the mechanisms of disease of microorganisms.
Practices basic microbiological analysis.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature Review, Individual Research Structure and classification of microorganisms. Lecture, Discussion
2 Literature Review, Individual Research Interactions between microorganism host. Lecture, Laboratory Studies
3 Literature Review, Individual Research Microbiological diagnostic methods. Lecture, Discussion, Laboratory Studies
4 Literature Review, Individual Research Bacterial reproduction, Bacterial metabolism. Lecture, Discussion, Laboratory Studies
5 Literature Review, Individual Research Types of bacteri Lecture, Discussion, Laboratory Studies
6 Literature Review, Individual Research Properties of bacteria Lecture, Laboratory Studies
7 Literature Review, Individual Research Mycoplasma and Chlamydia Lecture, Discussion, Laboratory Studies
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Review, Individual Research Structure and classification of viruses Lecture, Discussion
10 Literature Review, Individual Research Structure and classification of fungi Lecture, Discussion, Laboratory Studies
11 Literature Review, Individual Research General characteristics of parasites Lecture, Discussion
12 Literature Review, Individual Research Infection agents and their properties Lecture, Discussion, Laboratory Studies
13 Literature Review, Individual Research Infection agents and their properties Lecture, Laboratory Studies
14 Literature Review, Individual Research Infection agents and their properties Lecture, Discussion, Laboratory Studies
15 Literature Review, Individual Research Antibiotics and mechanisms of action Lecture, Discussion, Laboratory Studies
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Kayser, F.H., Bienz, K.A, Eckert, J., Zinkernagel, R.M. (2002). For Understanding, Learning, Referring to Medical Microbiology (9th Edition). Translated by: Kucuker, M.A., Tumbay, E., Ang, O., Erturan, Z. Istanbul: Nobel Medical Bookstores.
Cilli, F. (2002). Microbiology Lecture Notes.
Respect, G. (2002). Basic Medical Parasitology (2nd Edition). Sivas: Es-Form Offset.
Markell, E.K., John, D.T. (1999). Krotoski WA. "Markell and Voge's Medical Parasitology". Eight Edition. Philadelphia,. WB Saunders Company
Engelkirk, P.G., Engelkirk, J.D. (2016). Microbiology. Edt: Baylan, O., Erdogan, O. Istanbul Medical Bookstores.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Have that require advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of the main areas of nursing.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Believes in the philosophy of holistic health care.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plans, implements, evaluates, and records checks protective, developer, treatment and level of rehabilitative evidence-based nursing care.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Uses that require advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of the main areas of nursing.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Takes responsibility of issues related to person/family/community health.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Sustains learning with the awareness lifelong learning.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Cooperates as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Behaves appropriately with legal regulations, social and professional values, ethics and principles.
2
Performs the role of providing collaboration and communication, as a practitioner, educator, researcher, administrator, advocate, consultant, quality improvement.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 14 2 28
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 14 1 14
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 13 2 26
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 4 1 4
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 4 1 4
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 4 1 4
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 69 0 124
Total Workload of the Course Unit 124
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0