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080700A Infectious diseases, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 080700A  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Infectious diseases  Abbreviation Infectious dise 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline5401 Medicine 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Medicine 

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Name
Minna Marttila-Vaara 

Description
ECTS Credits  5 ECTS (140 hours) 
Language of instruction  Finnish 
Timing  Year 4, Semester 7 
Learning outcomes  After this course the student is able to treat common infectious diseases. The student learns problem solving and critical thinking skills and is able to study the field independently. 
Contents  Most common infectious diseases and treatments. 
Learning activities and teaching methods  1. Lectures 20 h.
2. Small group classes 2 h. Attendance is compulsory.
3. Seminars 4 h. Attendance is compulsory. 
Recommended optional programme components  Student must have completed preclinical studies. 
Recommended or required reading  • Huovinen P., Meri S., Peltola H., Vaara M., Valtonen V. (toim.): Mikrobiologia ja infektiosairaudet, osa I (2003), Kustannus Oy Duodecim
• Huovinen P., Meri S., Peltola H., Vaara M., Valtonen V. (toim.): Mikrobiologia ja infektiosairaudet, osa II (2003), Kustannus Oy Duodecim

 

 
Assessment methods and criteria  Attendance at compulsory teaching. Exam of infectious diseases. 
Grading  pass / fail

 

 
Person responsible  Dr. Timo Hautala (timo.hautala@oulu.fi) 


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