Date

Unit

Topic

9/3-4

1

2

Introduction to Diagnostic Bacteriology

Antimicrobials

9/4 - Proficiency #1 - Media

9/9-11

2

3

 

Antimicrobials continued.

Blood

9/9 - Proficiency #2 Organism Gram Stains + QC

9/11 - Quiz#1 Antimicrobials

9/16-18

4

Urine

9/23-25

4

Urine Unknowns

9/23 - Proficiency #3 – Specimen gram stain (blood+urine)

9/25 - Quiz#2 Blood & Urine

9/30-10/2

5

Respiratory Cultures

Respiratory patient specimen plate reading

10/7-9

 

Respiratory Unknowns

10/7 - Proficiency#4 – Respiratory culture plate reading

10/9 - Quiz#3 - Respiratory

10/14-16

6

Stool sample

10/21-23

 

Stool Unknowns

10/21 – Proficiency #5 Plate streaking

10/23 – Quiz #4 Stool

10/28-30

 

Miscellaneous cultures – Anaerobes, CSF, Genital, Wounds

11/3-6

 

Miscellaneous Unknowns

11/3 – Plate Unknown Samples

11/4 – NO LAB ELECTION DAY

11/6 – Quiz#5 Miscellaneous cultures

11/11-13

 

Introduction to Mycology

11/18-20

 

Contaminant Unknowns

11/18 – Proficiency #6 – Germ tube setup and interpretation

11/20 – Quiz#6 - Yeast and Contaminant

11-25-27

 

Superficial fungi and Dermatophyte Unknowns

11/27 – THANKSGIVING BREAK

12/2-3

 

Subcutaneous Fungi Unknowns

12/2 – Proficiency#7 Scotch Tape Prep

12/3 – Quiz#7 Contaminants, Dermatophytes, and Superficial Fungi

12/4

 

Mycobacterium – Review

12/9

 

WRITTEN FINAL EXAMINATION

12/10

 

PRACTICAL FINAL EXAMINATION

 


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