SMi Source Lesson Dermatology: Immunology

  • SMi Source lesson Dermatology: Immunology has the following microlearning topics

  • 1. Immunology: Introduction

    2. Immunology: Learning Objectives

    3. Innate and Adaptive (Acquired) Immune Systems: Overview

    4. Self vs. Non-Self

    5. Characteristics of Innate and Adaptive Immunity

    6. Characteristics of Innate and Adaptive Immunity

    7. How Innate and Adaptive Responses Work Together

    8. Overview of Cells of the Immune System

    9. The Lymphatic System

    10. Overview, Tissue Insult and Damage

    11. The Inflammatory Response: Leukocyte Migration: Overview

    12. The Inflammatory Response: Overview

    13. Overview, Proinflammatory versus Anti-Inflammatory Cytokines

    14. Signaling Pathways Regulating Production and Transcription of Inflammatory Mediators

    15. Overview of B Cell Responses, Overview of Antibody Production

    16. Immunoglobulin Isotypes

    17. T Cell Activation

    18. T Cell Lineage

    19. Hypersensitivity Overview, Atopy versus Allergy

    20. Hypersensitivity Disorders: Gell-Coombs Classification

    21. Hypersensitivity Disorders

  • Lesson Dermatology: Immunology teaches these concepts

  • Immunology

    Immunology: Introduction

  • Lesson Dermatology: Immunology addresses these key points

  • Introduction

    • Innate and Adaptive (Acquired) Immune Systems
      • Self vs. non-self
      • Characteristics of innate and adaptive immunity
      • Interaction between innate and adaptive responses
    • Cells of the Immune System
    • The Inflammatory Response
      • Initiation, progression, and resolution
      • Leukocyte transmigration
      • Antigen presentation
    • Pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines/mediators
      • Proinflammatory cytokines
      • Anti-inflammatory cytokines
      • Regulators of inflammatory gene expression
        • NF-kB
        • cAMP
    • B Cells and Antibody-Mediated (Humoral) Responses
    • T Cells and Cell-Mediated Responses
    • Atopy
      • The ‘Atopic March’
      • Hypersensitivity reactions