Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
300005312015INFECTIOUS DISCESES,ANTIMICIOBIAL AGENTS AND RATIONAL USAGEElective593
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
INFECTIOUS DISEASES, ANTIMICROBIALS AND ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP With this course, it is aimed to inform students about the term of infection, infection factors, transmission routes, clinical symptoms, antimicrobials and antimicrobial stewardship.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Şafak ERMERTCAN, Prof.Dr. Mine HOŞGÖR-LİMONCU, Doç.Dr. Hüseyin TAŞLI, Doç.Dr. Bayrı ERAÇ, Doç.Dr. Fethiye Ferda YILMAZ
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to define the infection concept
2Be able to list the infectious agents
3Be able to explain transmission routes of infections
4Be able to list the common symptoms of infections
5Be able to explain prevention methods from infections
6Be able to classify antimicrobials used in infection treatment
7Be able to count mechanisms of action of antimicrobials
8Be able to explain spectrums of antimicrobials
9Be able to list principles of antimicrobial stewardship
10Be able to list the rules to be considered in usage of antimicrobials
11Be able to raise awareness on antimicrobial stewardship in the society
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
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Recommended Optional Programme Components
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Course Contents
General features of infectious diseases, infections of the system, transmission routes, epidemiological features, clinical findings, prevention methods, mechanisms of action of antimicrobials used in treatment, spectrum of activity, antimicrobial stewardship and antimicrobial resistance
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Beta lactam antibiotics
2Aminoglycosides, chloramphenicol, tetracyclines, tigecycline, TMP-SXT
3Macrolides, lincosamides, streptogramins, ketolites, fusidic acid and linezolid
4Quinolones, glycopeptides, lipopeptides, polymyxins, metronidazole, rifamycins, fosfomycin, mupirocin
5Antituberculosis and antifungal drugs
6Antiviral and antiparasitic drugs
7Antimicrobial stewardship
8Midterm exam
9General features and epidemiology of infectious diseases
10Respiratory tract infections
11Central nervous system infections, Gastrointestinal tract infections
12Urinary system infections Sexually transmitted infections
13Skin and soft tissue infections Bone and joint infections
14Nosocomial infections
15Infections in the special host
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Willke-Topçu A, Söyletir G, Doğanay M. Enfeksiyon Hastalıkları ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji. Nobel Tıp Kitapları, 3. baskı, İstanbul, 2008. 2. Lorian V. Antibiotics in Laboratory Medicine. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, fifth ed. 2005 3. Murray, P. R., Rosenthal, K. S., & Pfaller, M. A. (2013). Medical microbiology. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Work Placement(s)
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Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)92
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO9 3  5  354 5555555  5
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LO11 3  5  354 5555555  5
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