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Catalog and Student Handbook 2021 - 2022

MIC 2201 Microbiology for Healthcare Professionals

Microbiology for Healthcare Professionals is oriented to the clinical needs of the healthcare professional. It provides students with an introduction to the microbe with an emphasis on the nature and behavior of microorganisms, the interrelationships between microbes and the human host in disease and health, and the principles of prevention and control of the infectious disease. Specific types of microbial infections of the respiratory, digestive, genitourinary, integumentary, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and sensory systems as well as the blood and wounds will be covered. Pathogenic review will include viruses, bacteria, prions, fungi, protozoa, and helminths as well as vectors. Also, special topics of antibiotic resistance, immunizations, wound infections, and bioterrorism will be included in content coverage.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

ANA 1010 AND ANA 1120