Jun 16, 2024  
OHIO University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Catalog 2012-2014 
    
OHIO University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Catalog 2012-2014 [Archived Catalog]

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OCOM 6020 - Infection and Immunity


This three-week course uses lectures, labs and case-based discussions to introduce students to basic principles of microbial pathogenesis and immune defenses against infectious or immune-mediated causes of elevated temperature, sore throat and skin rash/lesions; train students to recognize histological features and functions of the skin, including healing processes of the integumentary system; educate students regarding relevant pharmacological agents, nutritional influences, epidemiological principles and preventive medicine/public health issues; and train students regarding the physiological regulation of body temperature and mechanisms that alter it, including fever responses.



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