Ch 16: Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections: Microbiology Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections chapter of this Microbiology Syllabus Resource and Lesson Plans course is designed to help you plan and teach the types and treatment methods of infections in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Staph infection and flesh-eating bacteria Causes, symptoms and treatment methods; Mention of Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Aeromonas hydrophila, Clostridium perfringens, necrotizing fasciitis and Bacteriodes fragilis
Tuesday Anthrax and leprosy Types, causes and treatments of anthrax; history, symptoms and treatments of leprosy
Wednesday Tetanus Discussion of symptoms, treatments and prevention practices; mention of tetanus and Clostridium tetani
Thursday Gangrene Explanation of bacterial types of gangrene and ways to treat them
Friday Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Causes, treatments, pigments and fluorescence

7 Lessons in Chapter 16: Bacterial Skin and Wound Infections: Microbiology Lesson Plans
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What Is a Staph Infection? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

1. What Is a Staph Infection? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

This lesson will discuss something known as a staph infection. We will delve into Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA, septic arthritis, toxic shock syndrome, and antibiotic resistance.

Flesh Eating Bacteria: Causes, Progression & Treatments

2. Flesh Eating Bacteria: Causes, Progression & Treatments

This lesson will discuss something commonly known as flesh eating bacteria. We'll cover some of the most common bacteria that are involved as well as terms such as fascia, necrosis, and necrotizing fasciitis.

Anthrax: Types, Transmission & Treatment

3. Anthrax: Types, Transmission & Treatment

This lesson will dive into a very famous disease, called anthrax, that causes three main forms of disease: cutaneous, gastrointestinal, and pulmonary. We will also briefly discuss something known as an endospore.

What Is Leprosy? - History, Signs & Treatment

4. What Is Leprosy? - History, Signs & Treatment

We will learn about a terrible and ancient condition known as leprosy. We'll discuss how it relates to Hansen's disease, Mycobacterium leprae, Mycobacterium lepromatosis, tuberculoid leprosy, and lepormatous leprosy.

Tetanus: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

5. Tetanus: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

In this lesson, we will discuss a well-known condition called tetanus. You will learn about the bacteria, toxins, and symptoms associated with this deadly disease.

Gangrene: Signs & Treatment

6. Gangrene: Signs & Treatment

This lesson will discuss the three major types of gangrene. We will delve into gas gangrene, wet gangrene, and dry gangrene as well as the typical causes and signs associated with these different forms.

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa: The Fluorescent Bacteria

7. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa: The Fluorescent Bacteria

This lesson will teach you about Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a type of really cool bacteria that has lots of different colors and even a particular smell. We'll explore how this bacterial plays a role in nosocomial infections as well.

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