May 23, 2019  
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MMI 133 - Medical Microbiology for Health Care Professionals


★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 3-0-0) Introductory course in medical microbiology designed for students enrolled in health care related programs. The course begins with basic information on microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites and prions), the immune system, infection control, transmission of infection, epidemiology, antimicrobials, disinfection and sterilization. The later part of the course concentrates on infectious diseases caused by pathogenic organisms. Nursing students must achieve a minimum grade of C+ in order to progress in their program.