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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHCY 2210 - Infectious Diseases

Cr Hrs: 4.5 (4-1-0)

This course is designed to develop the student’s ability to apply principles and concepts of microbiology and clinical therapeutics to the prevention and treatment of specific infectious diseases. Content from the disciplines of medicinal chemistry, pharmacokinetics, pharmacology, and therapeutics will be covered. The etiology and pathophysiology of acute and chronic bacterial, viral, and fungal infections and antibiotic resistance will be addressed to the extent required to thoroughly understand the management of disease. Emphasis will be placed on selection and evaluation of rational, evidence-based drug therapy, design of effective therapeutic regimens, and monitoring of drug response using appropriate clinical, physical assessment, and laboratory measures.

May repeat one time.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
Location offered: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
Prerequisites: None

Term offered: Spring

Spring - Instructor of Record: Michael Veve

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