General microbiology 270

Module code GOM 270
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

The course “Microbiology” will prepare the dental student with the necessary knowledge and the discussion capability regarding basic microbiology, virology and immunology of both the healthy and diseased patient so that the student will understand the normal functioning of the relevant systems of the human body and will have compassion for the needs of patients with deflections from the normal. The student will be able to integrate the knowledge gained with the holistic approach to patients in order to be able to approach the treatment of patients preventatively and comprehensively.  The course will provide the dental student with a thorough basic knowledge of principles of infection in general microbiology and virology.

Module credits 23.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Medical Microbiology
Period of presentation Year

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