INOCULATOR
Name of Sector Medical & Nursing Name of Module Inoculator
Entry Qualifications Minimum 8th Standard Duration 300 Hrs
Contents Operation of Microbiologic equipments to culture various pathogenic micro-organisms.

Successful candidates would be able to operate Microscope, Autoclave, Hot air Oven, incubator & prepare culture media used in microbiology. On completion of this module, the participants can be employed as Inoculator in Public/Private hospitals & clinics.



Practical Competencies Underpinning Knowledge (Theory)

1. Practices of safety methods & code of conduct.

2. Identification & operation of :

- Microscope.

- Autoclave.

- Hot air oven.

- Incubator.

3. Collection of specimen :

- Urine.

- Blood.

4. Preparation of specimen.

5. Procedure of inoculation.

6. Preparation of various culture media & Stains :

- ZN stain.

- Gram stain etc.

7. Staining procedures.

8. Identification & motility of bacteria.

9. Incineration procedure.

1. Principles of safety methods.

2. Definition, principle of operation, procedure, precautions & maintenance of :

- Microscope.

- Hot air Oven.

- Autoclave.

- Incubator.

3. Definition & morphology of bacteria.

4. Staining :

- Gram stain.

- Z – N stain.

- Giensa stain.

5. Types of media.

6. Cultural characteristics..

7. Methods of inoculation.

8. Principles of specimen collection.

9. Incineration.