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Introduction Objective Syllabus

Educational Objectives

A. Knowledge
At the end of the course the students shall be able to:
1. State and explain the clinical features, etiology, pathogenesis and methods of laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases and apply that knowledge in the treatment, prevention and control of communicable diseases caused by microorganisms.
2. State and explain the principles of immunity and immunological phenomenon, which help to understand the pathogenesis, laboratory diagnosis of infectious and non-infectious diseases.
3. Establish and practice “laboratory medicine” for diagnosis of infectious diseases in hospitals and community in the field of bacteriology, parasitology, virology, mycology, serology and immunology in the light of clinical findings.
4. Organize the prevention and control of communicable diseases in the community.
5. Understand and practice the principle of prevention and control of health care associated infections and rational antibiotic policy.
6. State the recent advances in the field of Medical Microbiology and apply this knowledge in understanding aetiopathogenesis and diagnosis of diseases caused by microorganisms.
7. Carry out fundamental or applied research in the branches of medicine involving microbiological work.
8. Develop specialization in any of the above subspecialities.
9. Undertake teaching assignments in the subject of medical Microbiology.
B. Skills
At the end of the course the student shall be able to
1. Plan the laboratory investigations for the diagnosis of infectious diseases.
2. Perform laboratory procedures to arrive at the etiological diagnosis of infectious diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites including the drug sensitivity profile.
3. Perform and interpret immunological and serological tests.
4. Operate routine and sophisticated instruments in the laboratory.
5. Develop microteaching skills and Pedagogy.
6. Successfully implement the chosen research methodology.