NSG 309 - Microbiology and Application to Health
3 credits ( 3 didactic hours )
- None although a course in general biology or related course will be helpful.
- This online course focuses on principles of general microbiology and health care applicationsfor students pursuing careers in nursing and other allied health fields. Emphasis is onmicrobiological fundamentals and control of microorganisms pertinent to the health care arena.Considerable attention is devoted to microorganisms and human disease, specifically principlesof disease and epidemiology, pathogenicity, and immunology. Various diseases are presentedaccording to the host organ system most affected. Emerging topics in microbiology areaddressed along with their clinical application to health care.