Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Vicenza)

Health and safety promotion - METODOLOGIA EPIDEMIOLOGICA, IGIENE E PROBLEMI PRIORITARI DI SALUTE

Course code
4S000035
Name of lecturer
Stefano Tardivo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
INF VI - 1° anno 2° sem dal Feb 1, 2017 al Mar 31, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

INF VI - 1° anno 2° sem

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Learning outcomes

The course introduces the student to the understanding of the determinants of health, risk factors, prevention strategies both individual and collective, and of interventions to promote the health and safety of their users. It also aims to understand the causes, the pathogenic mechanisms, and methods of prevention and control of infectious diseases.

Syllabus

1. Introduction to Epidemiology: definition, objectives and epidemiology characteristics, measures in epidemiology
2. The concept of health, disease and causes of disease epidemiology. Criteria for assessing the causal link
3. Epidemiological studies: descriptive, analytical, experimental
4. Elements for the evaluation of the main population health problems: major diseases in the general population, leading causes of death in the general population
5. Epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases: epidemiological chain and the methods of transmission (endemic, sporadic, epidemic diseases), the direct and indirect prophylaxis of infectious diseases, the specific prophylaxis (vaccine prophylaxis, basic knowledge of serum prophylaxis and chemoprophylaxis
6. Epidemiology and primary and secondary prevention of major chronic diseases: ischemic heart disease, diabetes, COPD, malignancies
7. screening tests

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Cesare Meloni Igiene per le lauree delle professioni sanitarie Casa Editrice Abrosiana 2009
Ricciardi-Angelillo-Brusaferro-De Giusti-De Vito-Moscato-Pavia-Siliquini-Villari Igiene per le professioni sanitarie (Edizione 1) Idelson-Gnocchi 2015 978-88-7947-590-7
Saiani Luisa-Brugnolli Anna Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 2) Idelson-Gnocchi 2013 8879475762

Assessment methods and criteria

SCRIPT - (multiple choice test)

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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