PHAR 339 Medical Microbiology

PHAR 339 Medical Microbiology

Department offering the course: Pharmaceutical sciences
Third Level [Sixth semester]

Basic Information
Total Credit Hours: 2
Lecture: 2
Professional Information
Overall Aims of Course
The course explores the aetiology, pathogenesis, relevant clinical manifestations, diagnostic procedures and treatment guidelines for different infections (bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic ones). Students will be expected to use their knowledge to emphasize the development of therapeutic strategies against devastating human diseases.

Time Table:
Tue 08:00 am - 10:00 am Room 212   
Thu 08:00 am - 10:00 am Room 115
Office Hours:     Wed 08:00 am - 9:00 am    

Assessment  Methods:
- Written examinations  to assess knowledge base  and intellectual qualities.
- Oral examination to assess knowledge base and transferable skills.
- Research paper to assess knowledge base, intellectual qualities and transferable skills.

List of References

- “Microbiology-An Introduction”: Tortora, Funke and Case, 6th Ed., Addison Wesley Longman, Inc. California, 1997.
- “Medical Microbiology”: Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg’s, 25 Ed., The MacGraw-Hill Companies, USA, 2010.
- “Medical Parasitology” – January 1, 2012 by Arora