Short Title: Practical Skills III -Microbiology
Full Title: Practical Skills III -Microbiology
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PRMB H1001
Credits: 10
Field of Study:Biology and biochemistry
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JOHN BEHAN
Module Author:JOHN BEHAN
Module Description:This practical skills Microbiology module will be delivered in a block of 2 days before the end of semester 3. The purpose of this module is to allow the students study the practical aspects of the Microbiology module being studied in semester 3.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Carry out aseptic technique
LO2 Identify selected bacteria
LO3 Apply appropriate cleaning and disinfecting agents
LO4 Monitor facilities for the presence of biological contaminants
LO5 Use light microscope to study selected bacteria

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Laboratory Assessment will consist of performance during laboratory session and also written reports submitted after completion of laboratory sessions.   100.00 Sem 1 End
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

This module has no Full Time workload.
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Nordhauser, F.M. Olson, W.P. 2003, Sterilisation of Drugs and Devices, Interpharm
  • HSE 2010, Codes of decontamination
Recommended Book Resources
  • Clontz, L, 2007, Microbial limit and Bioburden tests, Interpharm
  • Prescott Harley and Klein, Microbiology, 5th Ed., Wm C Browne
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_SMRED_C Minor Award-Certificate in Decontamination of Reusable Invasive Medical Devices (Level 6 Minor) 1 Mandatory