Information Package / Course Catalogue
Antibiotic Usage Policies and Infection Control
Course Code: HEK525
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

Having detailed knowledge about antibiotics and applying rational antibiotic usage principles

Course Content

Types of antibiotic and antimicrobial drugs: selective toxicity, classification and mechanisms; Antibiotic resistance: description, types and problems; Antibiotic resistant pathogens; Antibiotic efficacy, rational antibiotic use; The use of antibiotics in opportunistic infections

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Soner Sertan KARA
Lec. Selcen ÖNCÜ
Prof. Sarhan SAKARYA
Learning Outcomes
1.Having knowledge about antibiotics, uses, side effects
2.To know and apply rational antibiotic usage principles
3.To know the classification of antibiotics
4.To have knowledge about the mechanism of action of antibiotics
5. To have knowledge about the side effects of antibiotics
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance by Ola Skold
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Types of antibiotic and antimicrobial drugs
Week 2 - Theoretical
Classification of antibiotics and effect mechanisms
Week 3 - Theoretical
Antibiotics that inhibit cell wall synthesis
Week 4 - Theoretical
Antibiotics acting on cytoplasmic membrane
Week 5 - Theoretical
Antibiotics inhibiting protein synthesis
Week 6 - Theoretical
Antibiotics effective against bacterial genome
Week 7 - Theoretical
Antiviral agents
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Antifungal agents
Week 10 - Theoretical
Rational antibiotic use
Week 11 - Theoretical
Antibiotic resistance and mechanisms
Week 12 - Theoretical
Antibiotic susceptibility tests
Week 13 - Theoretical
Side effects and monitoring of antibiotics
Week 14 - Theoretical
Use of antibiotics in resistant microorganisms
Week 15 - Theoretical
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory131239
Lecture - Practice131239
Midterm Examination19110
Board Examination19110
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)98
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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