HIV Laboratory

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen HIV Programme
07.05.2012 - 17.05.2012  Copenhagen
Continuous enrolment
Course Content
In this 2-week intensive course students will be introduced to working in the laboratory (laboratory designs, safety, regulations), have demonstration of basic diagnostic techniques of viral, bacterial, parasitic and fungal infections, and get hands on experience with common diagnostic techniques. Content: Laboratory rules and regulations;Sample collection techniques;Storage and shipping;Microscopy and culture; ELISA, Western Blot, RIBA; Resistance testing (viruses, bacteria).
Learning objectives, training objectives
Discuss constraints of various laboratory techniques; Discuss the benefits and limitations of diagnostic procedures for HIV and HIV-related infections/diseases; Use correct sampling techniques for common co-infections; Laboratory research.
Target Audience
Doctors, economists, midwives, nurses, psychologists, public health specialists, political scientists and social scientists. Persons with other related educational backgrounds are also invited to submit an application.
A Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant field (e.g. health sciences, social sciences, etc.) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized higher education institution; At least two years of relevant work experience; Proof of English proficiency; Basic IT/computer Skills
Accredited by the Danish Agency for Accreditation in September 2009.
Local Organizer
Copenhagen HIV Programme and Copenhagen School of Global Health
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Evidence-Based Health Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Immunology and Pathology, Quality Management, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Training for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, Tropical Medicine and Infectiology
Credit Points
2 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.063,00
Organizer contact info
The Panum Institute, building 21.1 2200 Copenhagen N
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