Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases I Theory

Composite Course Information
Parent Course
Component Courses
  1. 4.3..0 Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases I Theory
  2. 4.3..1 Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases I Practise
Course Information
TitleΠΑΡΑΣΙΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΡΑΣΙΤΙΚΑ ΝΟΣΗΜΑΤΑ Ι (ΘΕΩΡΙΑ) / Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases I Theory
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Other CharacteristicsPart of composite course
Course ID200000842

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Ktīniatrikīs (2020-2021)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course424.5

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours45
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will: 1. have knowledge of the parasites of ruminants, birds, and lagomorphs 2. have knowledge of the life cycle and thus the ways of infection and prevention of infection of the animals 3. have knowledge of the pathogenicity of the parasites as well as the lesions and clinical signs that the parasites cause to their hosts 4. have knowledge of the antiparasitic drugs and treatments 5. have knowledge of the implications of these parasites to Public Health and the measures for the prevention of infection in humans
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1-3 hours. Introduction to the course of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases. Introduction to cestodes. Cestoda - cestodoses of birds (PA) 4 to 9 hours. Introduction to nematodes. Nematodes - nematodoses of birds (LFA) 10-11 hours. Introduction to protozoa and arthropods. Protozoa-protozooses and arthropod-arthropodoses of birds (US) 12-16 hours. Cestoda-cestodoses of ruminants. Introduction to trematodes. Trematodes-trematodoses of ruminants (PA) 17-21 hours. Nematode-nematodoseis of ruminants. Leeches (BS) 22-27 hours. Protozooses, Protozoa and arthropods-arthropodoses of ruminants (US) 28-29 hours. Parasites and Parasitic Diseases of rabbits (BS)
Parasites, Parasitic diseases of animals and humans
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
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