Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Public Health (2018/2019)

Course code
4S02618
Credits
9
Coordinator
Stefano Porru

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
MEDICINA LEGALE 3 MED/43-FORENSIC MEDICINE See the unit page See the unit page
IGIENE 3 MED/42-HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH See the unit page See the unit page
MEDICINA DEL LAVORO 3 MED/44-OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE Lezioni 2° semestre 1°- 5° anno Stefano Porru

Learning outcomes

Module: IGIENE
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Transmission models and strategies of direct and indirect prophylaxis of diffusive infectious diseases (in particular immunoprophylaxis and chemoprophylaxis)


Module: MEDICINA LEGALE
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knowledge of the essential elements for the identification and interpretation of the specific damaging frameworks


Module: MEDICINA DEL LAVORO
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To acquire knowledge and understanding, also thorough field examples, about:
- general principles of occupational medicine and health and safety in workplaces
- principal clinic-epidemiological features on occupational injuries and work related diseases and disorders
- roles of the different professionals and institutions committed to prevention.
- occupational health clinic, with specific reference to occupational history collection, etiological diagnosis, medico-legal obligations, cooperation among health professionals and physicians (general practitioners as well as specialists), in order to achieve etiological diagnosis
- legislation on health and safety at work
- exposure and risk assessment, health surveillance, individual susceptibility, vulnerable groups, fitness for work
- primary, secondary, tertiary prevention, with reference to different risk factors (e.g., chemicals, physical agents, biohazards, ergonomics, organization and psychosocial factors)

Syllabus

Module: IGIENE
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1. Epidemiology and prevention of poliomyelitis, HAV, HEV
2. Epidemiology and prevention of measles, chickenpox, meningococcus
3. Epidemiology and prevention of tuberculosis
4. Epidemiology and prevention of HBV, HCV, HDV



Module: MEDICINA LEGALE
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forensic asphyxia, gunshot wounds


Module: MEDICINA DEL LAVORO
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PROGRAM
General principles of occupational medicine and health and safety in workplaces
Occupational hazards and risks
Occupational risk factors: chemical, physical, ergonomics, biological, psychosocial and organizational
Work related diseases and disorders. Occupational injuries
Legislation on health and safety at work
Roles of the different professionals and institutions committed to prevention
Occupational health clinic: occupational history collection, etiological diagnosis, medico-legal obligations
Occupational respiratory diseases
Occupational allergology: asthma, skin diseases
Ergonomics and biomechanical overload
Occupational disorders caused by physical agents: noise, vibrations, temperatures.
Principles of industrial toxicology
Main occupational disorders caused by solvents and metals
Occupational cancer and carcinogenesis.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: IGIENE
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oral interview


Module: MEDICINA LEGALE
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oral


Module: MEDICINA DEL LAVORO
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Oral examination.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Tomei F, Candura SM, Sannolo N, Sartorelli P, Costa G, perbellini L, Larese Filon F, Maestrelli P, Magrini A, Bartolucci GB, Ricci S. Manuale di Medicina del Lavoro Piccin Nuova libraria S.p.A. Padova 2019 978-88-299-2902-3
Alessio L. - Franco G. - Tomei F Trattato di MEDICINA DEL LAVORO PICCIN 2015




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