TLT 207 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Immunological Methods
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TLT 207
Fall
2
0
2
3

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to learn the immunological methods based on antigen antibody interaction.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain general concepts about immunology.
  • Describe the concepts of antigen and antibody.
  • Explain immunological qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Explain immune response to infectious agents.
  • Define the working principles of immunological methods.
Course Content This course covers general information about immunology, antigen antibody concepts, cellular and humoral immune response, natural and acquired immunity, vaccines, agglutination, precipitation, neutralization, radioimmunological, enzyme immunological and immunofluorescence tests.

 



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 Immunology, Antigen and Antibody Concepts Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 117.
2 Immune Response-Overview Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji, Fritz H. Kayser, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2002. 95.
3 Cellular and Humoral Immune Response Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 118-120.
4 Immune Response to Infectious Factors (Natural and Acquired Immune) Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 117.
5 Immune Response to Infectious Factors (Natural and Acquired Immune) Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 117.
6 Immunological Diagnostic Methods-Qualitative and Quantitative Methods Tıbbi Laboratuvar El Kitabı, Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş. Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2014. 40-41.
7 Obtaining Serum Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 120.
8 Midterm exam
9 Agglutination and Hemagglutination Tests Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 120-122.
10 Precipitation Tests Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 121.
11 Immunoprecipitation Tests with Electrophoresis (Western Blot) Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji, Fritz H. Kayser, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2002. 117.
12 Turbidimetric, Nephelometric Systems, Hemadsorption and Neutralization Tests Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 124.
13 Radioimmunological and Enzyme Immunological Tests Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 125-126.
14 Direct and Indirect Immunofluorescence Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013. 127.
15 Review of the semester Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013.
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

- Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013.

-  Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji, Fritz H. Kayser, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2002.

Suggested Readings/Materials

- Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji, Patrick R. Murray. Atlas Kitapçılık, 2010.

- Tıbbi Laboratuvar El Kitabı, Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş. Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2014.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
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
Study Hours Out of Class
15
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
8
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exam
1
10
    Total
75

 

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

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

X
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

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