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Applied Microbiology is a Course

Applied Microbiology

Self-paced
3.0 credits

$225 Enroll

Full course description

ASM Block 3/ BSM Block 3

General Education Course: In order to ensure that all preceptor/student dyads which require general education supervision have supervision provided by NCM from the beginning of the trimester to the end, dyads will be registered by Han Luu. When you click on the registration link for the General Education Course, it will bring you back to this page to remind you (the student) that you must email Han(hanl@midwiferycollege.edu) your name and NCM email address, the General Education (GE) course you are registering for, and your preceptor's name and NCM email who will be teaching the specific course. Thank you for supporting the needs of our accreditor. An example is given below:

Student Name: Jasmine Kai, jasminek@midwiferycollege.edu
Preceptor Name: Cassaundra Jah, cassaundraj@midwiferycollege.edu
GE Course: Applied Microbiology

Course Description: This course provides a survey of microbiology, covering bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa. Students are introduced to cellular structure, growth, protein synthesis, and replication, and learn the role of microorganisms in human disease, the stages of infection, and diagnosis. The role and action of antibiotics, sterilization, and antimicrobials are also covered.

This course uses current research in midwifery and obstetrics to broaden the student’s understanding of the NARM skills and MEAC essential competencies learned under clinical supervision.

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives are identified through the linking of MEAC Essential Competencies and the NCM Degree Qualification Profile.

Learning Activities 

Read, listen to, watch assigned lesson materials.
Submit a written summary of current research.
Complete oral and/or written formative didactic assessments with final summative submission.
Identify and cite high-quality sources.
Use articulated reasoning while participating in an oral presentation, facilitated discussions and skills demonstrations.
Participate in a skills demonstration and/or role-playing activity.
Create an infographic, handout, and/or community resource.
Complete a final exam.

Note: The clinical requirement of NARM /Clinical Skills is completed at any time throughout the ASM apprenticeship during actual clinical practice and is NOT a requirement to complete this academic course. Typical clinical manifestations of knowledge learned in this course are identified in the learning objective document above.