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4192-18 Microbiology through the Microscope - September 2021 session
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Description: Review difficult and uncommon situations encountered in microscopy in the general microbiology laboratory. Stimulate the knowledge of advanced and/or experienced students in the medical microbiology field.

Start Date: September 1, 2021

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Course Goal:

The course goal is to review difficult and uncommon situations encountered in microscopy in the general microbiology laboratory to stimulate the knowledge of advanced and/or experienced students in the medical microbiology field.  The course has been updated with current information and references.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Employ cytocentrifugation to prepare smears from CSF and other body fluids
  • Minimize problems in gram smears by using modified techniques
  • Recognize squamous, respiratory and transitional epithelium and inflammatory cells in gram smears
  • Recognize artefacts in stained smears and minimize their occurrence
  • Recognize artefacts in Kinyoun’s Iron Hematoxylin stained smears
  • Recognize cutaneous, subcutaneous and systemic fungi in gram smears
  • To assess and report the quality of specimen
  • Recognize the clue cells associated with bacterial vaginosis
  • Recognize the effects on microorganisms of antimicrobial chemotherapy
  • Recognize bacterial agents of bioterrorism
  • Incorporate Gram's stain into QC and QA programs
  • Increase the clinical relevance of microbiological test results by obtaining the maximum information from each Gram smear
  • Use key indicators with respect to microscopy

 

Instructor: Bharat Gandhi, S(CCM), M(ASCP), MLT

Version Date: March 2018

 

PEP hours: 37

CPS credits: 2.0

*Note: PEP hours and/or CPS credits will only be awarded upon successful completion of course requirements.

 

See attached Course Guide for more information.

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