Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases II Theory

Composite Course Information
Parent Course
Component Courses
  1. 5.4.01 Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases II Practise
  2. 5.4.00 Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases II Theory
Course Information
TitleΠΑΡΑΣΙΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΡΑΣΙΤΙΚΑ ΝΟΣΗΜΑΤΑ ΙΙ (ΘΕΩΡΙΑ) / Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases II Theory
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Other CharacteristicsPart of composite course
Course ID600001255

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course534.5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
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 carnivores (dogs, cats), Equidae and pigs 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
Course Content (Syllabus)
1-6 hour. Protozoan parasites of pigs, horses and part of protozoan parasites of carnivores (and associated diseases). 7-11 hour. Trematodes-cestodes of pigs, horses and carnivores (and associated diseases). 12-17 hours. Nematodes of pigs, horses and carnivores, except filarial and lung parasites (and associated diseases). 18-23 hours. Filariae and pulmonary nematodes of horses and carnivores (and associated diseases), part of protozoan parasites of carnivores. 24-29 hours. Arthropods of pigs, horses and carnivores (and associated diseases).
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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