Level of instruction: Intermediate
Intended Audience: Medical technologists, and instructors experienced in bacteriology, graduate students in microbiology, clinical pathologists, and infectious disease physicians.
General Information: This recently revised and updated course (2014) provides interactive case studies which cover pertinent current topics in clinical microbiology. Numerous images enhance the text and interactive questions help the student master the material.
Author information: Elmer W. Koneman, MD, is Professor Emeritus, Department of Pathology, University of Colorado School of Medicine. Residing in Breckenridge, CO, Dr. Koneman is a Board Certified Pathologist and is author of numerous journal articles and books, including Koneman’s Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology, 6th Edition, 2006 (Lippincott). Dr. Koneman is presently affiliated with the Colorado Association for Clinical Laboratory Education (CACMLE) and with Instructional Design Consultants, specializing in interactive training and distance learning in clinical microbiology. Ms. Grueser is also presently affiliated with Instructional Design Consultants.
Reviewer information: Judi Bennett, MT, BSM is a Program Director for MediaLab, Inc. During her 25 year career in clinical laboratory science, she has served as Laboratory Manager, Senior System Analyst, Point-of-Care Coordinator, Microbiology Supervisor, and generalist. Judi has been a speaker at various LIS, AMT, and CLMA conferences and has been published in peer-reviewed publications.