The Online Microbiology Course in Your Pocket
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Studying microbiology can be a challenge. Our comprehensive Learning Paths offer the most effective combination of video lectures, quizzes, and clinical cases to help you learn, retain, and grow your knowledge. Add your Learning Path to your Study Planner and you’ll know just how much time you need to spend each day to prepare for your next microbiology exam.
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And that’s not all. With Lecturio, you can apply your microbiology knowledge by answering clinical case questions that help you retain everything you learned using quizzes and concept pages.
230 Microbiology Video Lessons
High-yield lectures with downloadable materials and multilingual subtitles
160 Microbiology Exam Practice Questions
Our simulated-exam interface is designed to help you familiarize yourself with actual microbiology test situations.
120+ Microbiology Concept Pages
Developed by US-trained physicians, our comprehensive Concept Pages help you master new concepts and reinforce existing knowledge on challenging microbiology topics.
770+ Microbiology Quiz Questions
Our adaptive learning algorithm uses Spaced-Repetition quizzes to help you retain microbiology information over the long term.
Microbiology Learning Path
Lecturio’s expert-made study schedules combine all relevant microbiology materials organized block by block to help you prepare for your exams.
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Sean Elliot, MD
University of Arizona, USA
Dr. Sean Elliott is the Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and the Associate Chair for the Department of Pediatrics at The University of Arizona in Tuscon USA. He obtained his MD from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1993. Currently, he is a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at the University of Arizona Medical Center. Dr. Elliot devotes time to quality-improvement initiatives, graduate medical education efficacy, and his scholarship with the Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program (THMEP).
Vincent Racaniello, PhD
Columbia University, New York, USA
Dr. Vincent Racaniello is a Higgins Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University in New York City, USA. He obtained his PhD at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City in 1979, and joined the faculty of Columbia University in 1982. Because of his achievements, Dr. Racaniello has received several awards, including the Irma T. Hirschl Research Award, the Searle Scholars Program, and the Eli Lilly and NIH Merit Awards. Dr. Racaniello is interested in using new media for medical education; he writes a virology blog and hosts and produces several podcasts.
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Microbiology is the branch of biology that focuses on the study of microorganisms and their relationship to disease processes by describing their characteristics (e.g., species, structure, virulence factors, etc.). In the 20th century, infectious diseases were the most significant causes of morbidity and mortality. After the advent of antibiotics, these diseases became significantly less prevalent and less deadly. They are, however, still encountered in clinical practice, so a competent physician must have a good grasp of the most common pathogens in their area of work.
Not all microorganisms are pathogens, and some are actually beneficial to humans. Microbiology provides a way to understand the difference between harmful and helpful organisms. Studying microbiology will help you gain a clearer understanding of the pathophysiology of which the pathogens are a part, effective pharmacological therapies, and mechanisms of resistance.
The most effective way to master microbiology is to combine different learning modalities. First, do a deep dive into the topics with video lessons hosted by experienced educators. Next, plunge into Lecturio’s comprehensive Concept Pages. Then, apply what you’ve learned in practical situations by answering clinical case questions in the Qbank. Finally, make sure you retain information long term by regularly reviewing your knowledge with Spaced-Repetition quizzes.
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