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Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

AntimicrobialInfection ControlMicrobiologyBacteriology

Learner Career Outcomes

21%

started a new career after completing these courses

20%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

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100% online

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Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 9 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to Bacteria and Infections

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 43 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
1.2 Planktonic and Biofilm growing bacteria, by Professor Thomas Bjarnsholt8m
1.3 Infection Pathogenesis, by Associate professor Oana Ciofu11m
1.4 Bacterias and biofilms, interview with Professor Niels Høiby8m
4 readings
Syllabus, Grading, and Logistics10m
Flashcards10m
Course team10m
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Properties of Biofilms and Chronic Infections

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
2.2 Chronic Infections - Host response - Part 1, by M.sc.,Ph.D, Peter Østrup Jensen7m
2.3 Chronic Infections - Host response - Part 2, by M.sc.,Ph.D, Peter Østrup Jensen7m
2.4 Chronic Infections - Treatment failure by Associate professor Oana Ciofu20m
2.5 Chronic Infections Persistency - Interview with O. Ciofu and P. Østrup8m
1 reading
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Bacteria and biofilms as natural inhabitants of our body

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
3.2 Oral Biofilms, by Assistant professor Mette Keller10m
3.3 Skin Microbiology, by Professor Magnus Ågren9m
3.4 Commensal Biofilm Gut Flora, by Søren Sørensen13m
3.5 Bacteria and Biofilms are everywhere, Interview with Leif Parcival2m
1 reading
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Bacteria and biofilms in chronic infections

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 62 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
4.2 Chronic Wounds, by MD , Chief surgeon Klaus Kirketerp-Møller9m
4.3 Implants, by Anders Odgaard16m
4.4 Tissue Fillers, by Senior pathologist Lise Christensen6m
4.5 Otitis Media, by Preben Homøe12m
4.6 Intravascular Catheter, by Doctor Claus Moser10m
1 reading
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz26m

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