SRJC Course Outlines

3/7/2021 3:51:31 PMHLC 55 Course Outline as of Spring 2012

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HLC 55Title:  MEDICAL MICRO  
Full Title:  Medical Microbiology
Last Reviewed:6/26/2005

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled3.001 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Concepts of classification, physiology, pathogenesis and prevention of human diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses specific to nursing science.  Emphasis on prevention of nosocomial infections, immunity, theories of diagnosis, treatment and nursing support.  Laboratory training in cultivation, identification, and diagnosis.  Designed for Health Sciences students.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Completion of CHEM 60 or higher and BIO 10 or higher.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Concepts of classification, physiology, pathogenesis & prevention of human diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, protozoa & virus specific to nursing science. Emphasis on prevention of nosocomial infections, immunity, theories of diagnosis, treatment & nursing support. Laboratory training in cultivation, identification & diagnosis.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Completion of CHEM 60 or higher and BIO 10 or higher.
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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STUDENTS WHO SUCCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE COURSE WILL:
1.  IDENTIFY THE CONTRIBUTIONS TO MICROBIOLOGY MADE BY
   VAN LEEUWENHOEK, HOOKE, SEMMELWEIS, PASTEUR, KOCH,
   LISTER, EHRLICH, JENNER AND FLEMING.
2.  LIST THE MAJOR GROUPS OF ORGANISMS STUDIED IN MICROBIOLOGY.
3.  COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY OF PROCARYOTIC
   AND EUCARYOTIC CELLS.
4.  DESCRIBE THE VARIOUS ASPECTS OF MICROBIAL METABOLISM.
5.  DESCRIBE MICROBIAL GROWTH AND MAJOR INFLUENTIAL FACTORS.
6.  ANALYSE THE PROGRESSION OF MICROBIAL GENETICS.
7.  EVALUATE THE MECHANISMS OF PATHOGENICITY OF MICROBES.
8.  COMPARE SPECIFIC AND NONSPECIFIC DEFENSES OF THE HOST.
9.  DESCRIBE THE METHODS OF ACTION OF THE COMMONLY USED
   ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC AGENTS.
10. EVALUATE THE ABILITY OF THE FOLLOWING MICROBES TO BECOME
   PATHOGENIC AND DESCRIBE THE OUTCOME, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION:
   A.  PROTOZOANS
   B.  HELMINTHS
   C,  FUNGI
   D.  BACTERIA
   E.  VIRUSES
11. DETERMINE HOW MICROBIAL PATHOGENCITY RELATES TO CLINCIAL
   AND COMMUNITY NURSING PRACTICES.

Topics and Scope
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I.     BACTERIA AND THE DISEASES THEY CAUSE
      A.  PROCARYOTIC CELLS
      B.  THE BACTERIA
      C.  CLASSIFICATION ACCORDING TO BERGEY'S MANUAL
      D.  PATHOGENIC PROPERTIES OF BACTERIA
      E.  SPIROCHETES
      F.  HELICAL/VIBROID GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA
      G.  GRAM-NEGATIVE AEROBIC RODS AND COCCI
      H.  FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC GRAM-NEGATIVE RODS
      I.  ANAEROBIC, GRAM-NEGATIVE, STRAIGHT, CURVED, AND HELICAL RODS
      J.  RICKETTSIAS AND CHLAMYDIAS
      K.  MYCOPLASMAS
      L.  GRAM-POSITIVE COCCI
      M.  ENDOSPORE-FORMING GRAM-POSITIVE RODS AND COCCI
      N.  REGULAR, NON-SPORING, GRAM-POSITIVE RODS
      O.  IRREGULAR, NON-SPORING, GRAM-POSITIVE RODS
      P.  MYCOBACTERIA
 II.  FUNGI AND THE DISEASES THEY CAUSE
      A.  EUCARYOTIC CELLS
      B.  GENERAL BIOLOGY
      C.  PATHOGENIC FUNGI
      D.  CHEMOTHERAPEUTICS
      E.  NURSING INTERVENTION
III.  PROTOZOANS AND THE DISEASES THEY CAUSE
      A.  GENERAL BIOLOGY
      B.  PATHOGENIC PROTOZOANS
      C.  CHEMOTHERAPEUTICS
      D.  NURSING INTERVENTION
 IV.  HELMINTHS AND THE DISEASES THEY CAUSE
      A.  GENERAL BIOLOGY
      B.  PATHOGENIC HELMINTHS
      C.  CHEMOTHERAPEUTICS
      D.  NURSING INTERVENTION
  V.  ARTHOPODS AND THE DISEASES THEY CAUSE
      A.  GENERAL BIOLOGY
      B.  PATHOGENIC ARTHOPODS
      C.  CHEMOTHERAPEUTICS
      D.  NURSING INTERVENTION
 VI.  VIRUSES AND THE DISEASES THEY CAUSE
      A.  GENERAL BIOLOGY
      B.  PATHOGENIC PROPERTIES
      C.  TREATMENT CONCEPTS
      D.  PATHOGENIC VIRUSES:
          1.  PAPOVAVIRUSES
          2.  ADENOVIRUSES
          3.  HERPESVIRUSES
          4.  POXVIRUSES
          5.  PICORNAVIRUSES
          6.  TOGAVIRUSES
          7.  ORTHOMYXOVIRUSES
          8.  RHABDOVIRUSES
          9.  REOVIRUSES
         10.  PARAMYXOVIRUSES
         11.  CORONAVIRUSES
         12.  RETROVIRUSES
         13.  HEPADNAVIRUSES
      E.  NURSING INTERVENTION

Assignments:
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I.     READING ASSIGNMENTS:
      STUDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO READ AND STUDY THE ASSIGNED
      CHAPTERS IN THE TEXTBOOK AND OTHER SELECTED READING IN
      JOURNALS AND HAND-OUTS.  THE AVERAGE AMOUNT OF READING SHOULD
      BE ABOUT 6O PAGES PER WEEK.
II.    WRITING ASSIGNMENTS:
      STUDENTS WILL WRITE A 7 PAGE CASE STUDY ON A PARTICULAR
      MICROBIAL INDUCED DISEASE, FILL IN APPROXIMATELY 10 PAGES
      IN THEIR LABORATORY WORKBOOK PER WEEK, AUTHOR A 6 PAGE
      EPIDEMIOLOGIC INVESTIGATION OF A STUDENT CREATED DISEASE,
      AND A TWO PAGE CRITIQUE OF A MICROBIAL DISEASE FOUND IN
      THE POPULAR PRESS.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Written homework, Reading reports, Lab reports, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Homework problems, Lab reports, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
15 - 20%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
65 - 70%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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BASIC MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, BOYD AND HOERL, 4TH EDITION;
LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY, 1991.
OR
MICROBIOLOGY, TORTORA, FUNKE AND CASE, 4TH EDITION;
BENJAMIN/CUMMINGS PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC., 1992.
LAB MANUAL:
MICROBIOLOGY IN PRACTICE, LOIS BEISHIR, 5TH EDITION;
HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS, 1991.

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