BIO 123 — Microbiology for Health Professionals

Non-majors course

Semester hours: 4 (3R)   Offered: S    Instructor: Davis

Microbiology for Health Professionals is an introductory course covering the biology of microorganisms that are agents of infectious disease. Practical information about microorganisms will be presented that is critical to understanding patient care and disease-prevention strategies. A survey of bacterial and viral disease, antimicrobial chemotherapy options, the response of the body to infection, andconcepts in epidemiology will all be presented.