Clinical Microbiology Case Discussion
In our effort to introduce you to Critical Thinking and microbial diagnosis of diseases you will be exposed to relevant information of several clinical case scenarios. You are responsible for one case from the list attached on Black Board (Program Resources). The case presentation represents 30 % of your final grade.
Background : Case presentation exercises (CPs) were created to increase course relevance for nursing/allied health science students taking Microbiology.
Methods : Each student will select one case from the list provided and has 3-weeks to review, learn the terminology, complement patient history, physical exam data, and laboratory data pertaining to the case. The student will prepare a Power Point or similar presentation of the case to the extent of the information provided. The etiological agent elucidated and current knowledge about the microbe, including statistics and related information. e.g. common associated microorganisms, host conditions, etc. Sample processing, up to date laboratory procedures, results and explanation.
(NOTE: TBA FOR FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES. Students have 10-minutes to orally present and defend their case followed by a series pertinent questions. All students must be physically present during the exposition of other fellow students. For Face-to-Face Course).
Grading: The student will be evaluated on 5 aspects of the content of the presentation topic, based on: Creativity – Quality of the information presented – Coherence and Organization – Knowledge of the subject. The complementation of each case with additional current information and documentation will be taken into consideration for the grade.
Goal: Promote critical thinking, presentation skills and help prepare them as future leading Nurses and Allied Health Bioscience professional.
Keywords: microbiology, case presentations, critical thinking, basic science
Keiser University MCB200C General Microbiology
Case Study Presentation and Report Assignment (Rubric)
Grade Value of your case report: 30% of your overall grade Dr. RSalas
Use your case study to find the microorganism causing the disease. Please, perform an online search from a Credible Source (or using Google Scholar) about the disease, draft a report and prepare your presentation.
Case report content:
Topic Overview (brief paragraph on the disease-infection) referenced!
How did you diagnose the patient?
Answer the questions included in your case study (If any)
Name of disease
Signs and symptoms
Laboratory results and other studies when requested.
Causative agent characteristics
Epidemiological statistics (CDC.gov)
References (minimum: 5). If you cite a webpage also provide the original scientific paper(s) as the information source.
Type your report using APA style (Purdue OWL)
Use writing studio for help with APA style
Length: 7-10 pages-slides (including title page, pictures, references, etc).
Submit the report on Blackboard or as instructed.
Use PowerPoint (saved as .ppt).
You can use pictures and videos pertaining to your case (less 4 minutes)
Limit/organize the writing on the PowerPoint
Reference all information as required.
Please examine the examples provided in the Discussion Board.
Why Work with Us
Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers
We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.
Professional and Experienced Academic Writers
We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.
Free Unlimited Revisions
If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.
Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee
All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.
Original & Confidential
We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.
24/7 Customer Support
Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.
Try it now!
How it works?
Follow these simple steps to get your paper done
Place your order
Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.
Proceed with the payment
Choose the payment system that suits you most.
Receive the final file
Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.
No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.
No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.
Admission Essays & Business Writing Help
An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.
Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.
If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.