Infectious Disease is a study of the basic principles of antimicrobial chemotherapy and its application to the management of illness resulting from the presence and growth of pathogenic biological agents. This unit aims to develop your knowledge of infectious diseases, with an emphasis on the appropriate use of antimicrobial chemotherapy in the management of these infections. The unit is taught in two concurrent streams. The first explores the basic pharmacological actions of a variety of antimicrobial chemotherapeutic agents, whilst the second stream integrates this knowledge into the management of a variety of infectious diseases.
This unit is taught using a combination of lectures and interactive workshops. Workshops use a case-based approach to develop your ability to apply your knowledge of antibiotics and infections diseases to common clinical scenarios.
Unit objective: to develop a practical knowledge of chemotherapy and biotherapy and their application to an understanding of the nature and management of infectious conditions.
|Unit name||Infectious Disease|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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PrerequisitesCJA214 or CJA212 or KLA210
3 x 1 hr lectures weekly
Two 1-hr written tests during semester (20% each, total 40%), 2-hr written examination (60%)
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