Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics

The course should provide students with knowledge about the correct behavior patterns regarding the epidemiology and prevention of major infectious diseases and chronic degenerative diseases witch are related to their profession. (2017/2018)

Course code
4S02660
Credits
13
Coordinator
Silvia Majori

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
PRINCIPI DI PATOLOGIA GENERALE E IMMUNOLOGIA 1 MED/04-EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY LEZIONI 1° SEMESTRE Marco Antonio Cassatella
MICROBIOLOGIA E M. CLINICA 7 MED/07-MICROBIOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY LEZIONI 1° SEMESTRE Maria Del Mar Lleo'Fernandez
IGIENE GENERALE ED APPLICATA 5 MED/42-HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH LEZIONI 1° SEMESTRE Silvia Majori

Learning outcomes

The course should provide students with knowledge about the correct behavior patterns regarding the epidemiology and prevention of major infectious diseases and chronic degenerative diseases which are related to their profession.

Syllabus

- General Epidemiology and Methodology
- General patterns of transmission of infectious diseases
- Models of prevention of infectious diseases.
- Epidemiology and prevention of parenterally and fecal-oral transmitted infectious diseases.
- Vaccine prophylaxis.. Serumprophylaxis. Chemoprofilaxis.
- Epidemiology and prevention of chronic degenerative diseases. Primary prevention and health education. Secondary prevention.
- Epidemiology and prevention of major diseases primarily interesting pathology of the oral cavity: dental caries, periodontal disease, malocclusions, cancers.
- Health and safety in the dental practice. Sanitation, disinfection and sterilization.
- Epidemiology and prevention of diabetes.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Auxilia F, Pontello M “Igiene e Sanità Pubblica: I fondamenti della Prevenzione” PICCIN - PADOVA 2011 978-88-299-2069-3
Giuseppe Pontieri Elementi di fisiopatologia generale per corsi di laurea in professioni sanitarie (Edizione 3) Piccin 2012




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