TLT 101 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Medical Microbiology I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TLT 101
Fall
2
2
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to gain adequate knowledge and skills about microbiology and its history, groups of microorganisms and their properties, microbial flora, sterilization-disinfection, genetics and metabolism of microorganisms, instruments used in a microbiology laboratory, preparation and dyeing methods of a preparate, methods of inoculation, properties of colony, antibiotic sensitivity tests, evaluation of clinic samples according to systems.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Identify group and properties of microorganisms.
  • Explain microbial flora and its properties.
  • Explain sterilization-disinfection methods.
  • Explain microscopy, direct examination, preparation of slides and coloring methods.
  • Explain culture media, inoculation methods and colony morphology.
  • Explain antibiotic susceptibility tests.
  • Explain suitable sampling, reasons of disqualifications, sending samples to laboratory.
Course Content This course is including cell types and properties, viruses, fungi, bacterias, microbiology laboratory process, suitable samples-reasons of disqualifications, culture in medium, preparation and examination of direct and coloring slides, growth, antibiotic susceptibility tests, sterilization-disinfection topics, evaluation of clinic samples according to systems.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to microbiology. Practice: Laboratory rules, Hygienic handwashing and presentation of microscope Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, 1-20, 35-40.
2 Cell, Properties of eucaryote and procaryote cells, general properties of bacteria. Practice: Using microscope Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 41-45
3 Normal and pathogen microbial flora. Practice: Suitable sampling, reasons of disqualifications and sending laboratory and normal flora of the body’s. Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, Sf: 55-63.
4 Proper Sample Collection, Reasons for Sample Rejection and Shipment to the Laboratory -I. Practice: Preparation of unstained slides, fixation methods and staining methods. Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. Sf: 55-63
5 Proper Sample Collection, Reasons for Sample Rejection and Shipment to the Laboratory - II. Practice: Preparation of media Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. Sf: 55-63
6 Viruses and fungi. Practice: Culture methods Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. Sf: 223-253.
7 Reproduction Kinetics of Microorganisms, Environmental Factors Affecting the Life of Microorganisms. Practice: Culture methods, gram staining from colonies, Identification of bacteria in the culture (colony morphologies, pigments, hemolyze). Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. Sf: 93-101
8 Midterm Exam
9 Nutrition and Culture of Microorganisms-Cultivation Methods, Media - I. Practice: Culture methods , Preparation of gram staining from bacteria in culture Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. Sf: 73-81, 93-101.
10 Nutrition and Culture of Microorganisms-Cultivation Methods, Media - II. Practice: Culture methods , Preparation of gram staining from bacteria in culture Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. Sf: 73-81, 93-101.
11 Metabolism and Enzymes of Bacteria. Practice: Catalase, Coagulase Tests. Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. Sf: 81-93.
12 Bacterial Identification - I. Application: Metabolism Assessment Tests (Oxidase Test, TSI, etc.). Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. Sf: 81-93.
13 Bacterial Identification - II. Application: Metabolism Assessment Tests. Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. Sf: 81-93.
14 Antimicrobial Drugs. Practice: Laboratory Methods for Chemotherapeutic Selection (Antibiotic Susceptibility Tests and Evaluation). Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. Sf: 107-117.
15 Review of the semester Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013
16 Final exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Sağlık Bilimlerinde Mikrobiyoloji, Özgül Kısa, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2014 Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuar Kitabı. Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013
Suggested Readings/Materials Hemşireler için Mikrobiyoloji. Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2010 Temel ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji, Prof. Dr. Şemsettin Ustaçelebi Temel Mikrobiyoloji, Prof. Dr. Ekrem Kadri Unat

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
1
20
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
15
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
12
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
16
Final Exam
1
18
    Total
125

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

 To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

X
2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

X
3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

X
4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

X
5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

X
6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

X
7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

X
8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

X
9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

X
10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

X
11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

12

To take necessary measures in accordance with laboratory safety and protection rules in the field of medical laboratory techniques

X
13

To determine the needs according to the requirements of the laboratory processes and carry out activities for development

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest