MICRD 1620: Infectious Diseases and Their Etiologic Agents

College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove Campus
Credits 3.0
This is an integrated course that consists of didactic lectures, "bug quizzes," and homework based on online self-study assignments. A basic knowledge of infectious agents and clinical microbiology is provided so that students can understand etiological agents, relevant diseases, and the clinical signs and symptoms of those diseases based on the organ system. Emphasis is placed on understanding the interaction between the host and pathogenic microorganisms including epidemiology.