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Electives - Pathology
Laboratory Medicine - Clinical Microbiology
Elective Number: 2310 (Arranged)
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Melinda Poulter
Coordinator: Maggie Carner (434) 924-0294; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration: 2 weeks - Please contact Maggie Carner (email@example.com) to arrange
Available: 5a, 5b, 6a & 6b
Report to: Maggie Carner
Time to Report: 9:00 am
Place to Report: Room G007 Core Lab Building, 112 11th Street
Typical Day: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: The student in this elective has the opportunity to work in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratories. The Program is flexible and can be tailored to individual interests within the general areas of traditional and molecular diagnostic microbiology.
Learning Objectives: In addition to participating in the daily laboratory rounds the student is introduced to:
1. Bacteriologic methods including blood culturing and antimicrobial susceptibility testing
2. Reading of Gram-stained smears, and to the areas of mycobacteriology, mycology, virology and parasitology.