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Learn about the major infectious diseases and their causative agents. Discover the principles, and importance, of aseptic technique in preventing the spread of infection. This short course will provide a general introduction to different types of infection, their causes and how best to prevent and control their spread. You will explore the microscopic world of bacteria, algae, fungi, and viruses and learn the skills of a microbiologist. This will be essential knowledge for anyone working in, or aiming to work in, the health or child care professions. This course will be delivered online, via MS Teams. Students will be emailed a meeting link prior to the start of the course.
This course will be delivered online via MS Teams. There will be a short test at the end of the course to assess the learning outcomes.
There are no academic entry requirements to do this course.
This course will be delivered online, via MS Teams. Students will be emailed a meeting link prior to the start of the course.
A computer with an internet connection to access MS Teams. A microphone is essential to fully take part in the class (which could be built into a laptop or headphones) and a webcam is desirable.
Further expand your knowledge by joining our Introduction to Medical Terminology.