The Department of Microbiology at MINDS offers a study program for the second year dental students in order to educate and upgrade their knowledge and skills in infectious diseases and immunology that are essential for the practice of medicine.
This course aims to prepare students to:
- Understand the process of disease causation by infectious agents and appreciate the role of microbiology laboratory in the diagnosis and control of these diseases.
- Understand the development of immune response, its role in infection and other diseases with emphasis on host-pathogen interactions
- Appraise the problems of microbial drug resistance and its implications
- Apply principles of asepsis and infection control