À propos de ce cours
This course introduces learners to a variety of infectious diseases using a patient-centered, story-based approach. Through illustrated, short videos, learners will follow the course of each patient’s illness, from initial presentation to resolution. Integrating the relevant microbiology, pathophysiology and immunology, this course aims to engage and entice the learner towards future studies in microbiology, immunology and infectious diseases. The patient-centered videos included in this course were created as part of the Re-imagining Medical Education initiative, led by Charles Prober MD, Senior Associate Dean of Medical Education at the Stanford School of Medicine. This initiative was the first of its kind to explore the collaborative creation of foundational medical education online content by inter-institutional teams of faculty. The content presented in this course was created by faculty from Stanford University School of Medicine, in collaboration with The University of Washington School of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, and The University of Michigan Medical School. Support for this initiative was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Burke Family Foundation. PLEASE NOTE: Information provided in this course is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be used for diagnostic and/or treatment purposes.
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Intermediate Level

Niveau intermédiaire

Clock

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Recommandé : 5 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Compétences que vous acquerrez

ImmunologyMicrobiologyInfection ControlSevere Combined Immunodeficiency (Scid)
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Intermediate Level

Niveau intermédiaire

Clock

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Recommandé : 5 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

Introductory Module

In Module One, we will begin to hear how some microbes cause disease in humans. We will familiarize ourselves with the human immune system, including the cells that make up the innate and adaptive immune responses. We will also examine the relationship between socioeconomic conditions and infectious disease as we explore the story of one person’s experience with cholera. By the end of this module, learners will be more familiar with how the host immune defenses actively defend the body against disease-causing microbes. After each lecture, there is a glossary of terms pertaining to that lecture, which will assist learners in answering the quiz questions. Learners can also find a glossary of all terms from the course, listed alphabetically, under the "Resources" tab....
Reading
3 videos (Total 26 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Video3 videos
Introduction to Microbiology Clinical Presentation9m
Introduction to Immunology11m
Reading3 readings
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Course Introduction9m
Introduction to Microbiology Clinical Presentation9m
Introduction to Immunology9m

2

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Bacterial Infections Part 1

In Module Two, we will explore six infectious diseases caused by bacteria. We will see how factors like agricultural practices, prior infections, smoking history, and financial situations can play a role in infectious disease. By the end of this module, learners will be able to interpret the clinical presentation of these six infectious diseases and describe the relevant microbiology, pathophysiology, and immunology. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 52 min), 6 readings, 6 quizzes
Video6 videos
Acute Gastrointestinal Infections8m
Infections of the Heart10m
Pneumonia7m
Group A Strep Pharyngitis6m
Gastritis9m
Reading6 readings
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Quiz6 practice exercises
Tuberculosis9m
Acute Gastrointestinal Infections9m
Infections of the Heart9m
Pneumonia9m
Group A Strep Pharyngitis9m
Gastritis9m

3

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

Bacterial Infections Part 2

In Module Three, we will explore seven additional cases of infectious disease involving bacteria. We will see how a timely and accurate diagnosis can be vital for a patient's survival. By the end of this module, learners will be able to interpret the clinical presentation of these seven infectious diseases and describe the relevant microbiology, pathophysiology, and immunology. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 56 min), 7 readings, 7 quizzes
Video7 videos
MRSA9m
Syphilis5m
Group A Strep Fasciitis7m
Hospital Acquired Infections9m
Orbital Cellulitis7m
Gram Negative Sepsis9m
Reading7 readings
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Quiz7 practice exercises
Bacterial Meningitis & Meningococcemia9m
MRSA9m
Syphilis9m
Group A Strep Fasciitis9m
Hospital Acquired Infections9m
Orbital Cellulitis9m
Gram Negative Sepsis9m

4

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Viral Infections Part 1

In Module Four, we will explore five cases of infectious disease involving viruses. We will see how factors like social stigma, prior infections, access to medications, and family history can play a role in infectious disease. We will also examine the link between viruses and some cancers. By the end of this module, learners will be able to interpret the clinical presentation of these five infectious diseases and describe the relevant microbiology, pathophysiology, and immunology. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 43 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
Video5 videos
HIV7m
Influenza8m
RSV Bronchiolitis10m
Shingles & Varicella6m
Hepatitis B10m
Reading5 readings
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Quiz5 practice exercises
HIV9m
Influenza9m
RSV Bronchiolitis9m
Shingles & Varicella9m
Hepatitis B9m

5

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Viral Infections Part 2

In Module Five, we will explore five additional infectious diseases caused by viruses. We will also apply our knowledge of the immune system to explore the use of vaccines, and understand the history of the MMR vaccine. By the end of this module, learners will be able to interpret the clinical presentation of these five infectious diseases and describe the relevant microbiology, pathophysiology, and immunology. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 42 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
Video5 videos
Viral Meningitis7m
Herpes Simplex Virus7m
Measles & Vaccines8m
Rotavirus & SCID10m
Reading5 readings
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Mononucleosis9m
Viral Meningitis9m
Herpes Simplex Virus9m
Measles & Vaccines9m
Rotavirus & SCID9m

6

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Other Infectious Pathogens

In Module Six, we will explore six cases of infectious disease caused by mites, protozoa, tapeworms, fungi, and tick-borne bacteria. We will also examine how arthropods like mosquitos and ticks can spread disease. While most of these diseases are caused by infectious pathogens other than viruses and bacteria, learners will be able to apply their knowledge of immunology and microbiology to understand and interpret the clinical presentation of these six infectious diseases....
Reading
6 videos (Total 46 min), 6 readings, 6 quizzes
Video6 videos
Protozoa: Malaria8m
Cysticerosis6m
Fungal Infections8m
Candida Infections6m
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever9m
Reading6 readings
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture10m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Glossary of Terms from Lecture5m
Quiz6 practice exercises
Itchy Skin9m
Protozoa: Malaria9m
Cysticercosis9m
Fungal Infections9m
Candida Infections9m
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever9m
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Top Reviews

By JGDec 13th 2017

Very informative course! I didn't know Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever existed until I took this course. Although it would make more sense if more diseases were covered like scarlet fever, asthma etc.

By PGMay 1st 2017

Nice course. The information about pathogenesis of disease is interesting. Giving example with person image and following up step by step drawings and scribbled notes make it a movie like flow.

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