Explain why selective toxicity is an important feature of antimicrobial agents

mpetency 211.2.7: Antimicrobial Therapy – The graduate recognizes basic principles of antimicrobial therapy, antibiotic resistance, and selective toxicity; recognizes the use of different types of antimicrobials; and conducts the antibiotic sensitivity test and the Kirby-Bauer test.
Competency 211.2.9: Techniques and Procedures – The graduate uses appropriate techniques or procedures for interacting with microorganisms in a clinic, laboratory, or community setting; utilizes basic laboratory techniques for identifying microorganisms; demonstrates proper laboratory techniques in microbiology, including sterile technique, staining techniques, aseptic technique, and chemical indicators; and recognizes types of culture media and when to use each.
 
Objectives:
211.2.7-03: Administer a given antibiotic sensitivity test in a laboratory setting.
211.2.7-04: Explain why selective toxicity is an important feature of antimicrobial agents.
211.2.7-05: Identify pros and cons of broad-spectrum antimicrobials.
211.2.7-06: Identify pros and cons of narrow-spectrum antimicrobials.
211.2.7-07: Complete a Kirby-Bauer test for S. epidermidis.
211.2.7-08: Describe the analyzed results of a Kirby-Bauer test for S. epidermidis.
211.2.9-23: Determine the antibiotic sensitivity of a given microorganism.


See Task 211.2.7-03-08, 2.9-23 attached below for instructions.
 
 
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SUBDOMAIN 211.2 – CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY
 
Competency 211.2.7: Antimicrobial Therapy – The graduate recognizes basic principles of antimicrobial therapy, antibiotic resistance, and selective toxicity; recognizes the use of different types of antimicrobials; and conducts the antibiotic sensitivity test and the Kirby-Bauer test.
Competency 211.2.9: Techniques and Procedures – The graduate uses appropriate techniques or procedures for interacting with microorganisms in a clinic, laboratory, or community setting; utilizes basic laboratory techniques for identifying microorganisms; demonstrates proper laboratory techniques in microbiology, including sterile technique, staining techniques, aseptic technique, and chemical indicators; and recognizes types of culture media and when to use each.
 
Objectives:
211.2.7-03: Administer a given antibiotic sensitivity test in a laboratory setting.
211.2.7-04: Explain why selective toxicity is an important feature of antimicrobial agents.
211.2.7-05: Identify pros and cons of broad-spectrum antimicrobials.
211.2.7-06: Identify pros and cons of narrow-spectrum antimicrobials.
211.2.7-07: Complete a Kirby-Bauer test for S. epidermidis.
211.2.7-08: Describe the analyzed results of a Kirby-Bauer test for S. epidermidis.
211.2.9-23: Determine the antibiotic sensitivity of a given microorganism.
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