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

Health and safety promotion (2018/2019)

Course code
4S000035
Credits
7
Coordinator
Annarita Mazzariol

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
MICROBIOLOGIA CLINICA 2 MED/07-MICROBIOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY INF BZ - 1° anno 2° sem Annarita Mazzariol
METODOLOGIA EPIDEMIOLOGICA, IGIENE E PROBLEMI PRIORITARI DI SALUTE 2 MED/42-HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH INF BZ - 1° anno 2° sem Stefano Tardivo
PROMOZIONE DELLA SALUTE E DELLA SICUREZZA IN CONTESTI ASSISTENZIALI 2 MED/45-NURSING INF BZ - 1° anno 2° sem Manuel Mussner
SICUREZZA NEGLI AMBIENTI DI LAVORO 1 MED/44-OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE INF BZ - 1° anno 2° sem Susanna Bombana

Learning outcomes

The course introduces the student to the understanding of the determinants of health. It aims to know how to deal with risk factors applying prevention strategies both at the individual and collective level. It also aims to understand the causes, the pathogenic mechanisms, and methods of prevention and control of infectious diseases.

Syllabus

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MM: MICROBIOLOGIA CLINICA
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Purposes of Microbiology. Classification of microorganisms in the world of the living. General Bacteriology: morphology, structure and function of the cell bacterial. Notes on playback. Mode of transmission of infectious diseases. Mechanisms of pathogenic bacteria; Conventional pathogens and opportunists. endotoxin protein and toxins. Antimicrobial agents: classification and mechanisms of action of the main antibacterial and main mechanisms of resistance (susceptibility) Special Bacteriology: Staphylococci, Streptococci and Enterococci; Neisseria; Emofili; mycobacteria; Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas. General Virology: virus definition, composition and architecture of the d viral particle. Outline of direplicazione mechanisms. Mechanisms of pathogenic viruses: localized infection, generalized, silent, persistent and latent. Overview of antiviral agents. Special Virology: Herpesviridae, hepatitis virus (HAV, HBV, HCV, HDV), Orthomixoviridae, Papillomaviridae, Retroviridae (HIV). fundamental characteristics of human pathogenic fungi and parasites. Approach to microbiological diagnosis of bacterial and viral infections: direct and indirect diagnosis. Taking and storing samples (blood culture apparatus samples respiratory, urinary samples from the apparatus). Outline of nosocomial infections and bacterial endocarditis.
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MM: METODOLOGIA EPIDEMIOLOGICA, IGIENE E PROBLEMI PRIORITARI DI SALUTE
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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 assessment of the main problems of health of a population: major diseases in the general population, leading causes of death in the general population 5. Epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases: epidemiological chain and and transmission mode: (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
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MM: PROMOZIONE DELLA SALUTE E DELLA SICUREZZA IN CONTESTI ASSISTENZIALI
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MM: SICUREZZA NEGLI AMBIENTI DI LAVORO
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Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with multiple choice questions in proportion to the teaching hours of the individual modules. For the nursing module there are also open questions with minimal arguments.
The exam must be passed in all four modules. An oral integration is foreseen in case one of the modules results with a slight inadequacy. The final vote is expressed in thirtieths.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Harvey RA, Champe PC, Fisher BD Le basi della microbiologia Zanichelli 2008
Simona De Grazia, D. Ferraro, G. Giammanco Microbiologia e microbiologia clinica per infermieri Pearson 2017
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 L, Brugnolli A Trattato Cure Infermieristiche Idelson Gnocchi 2014
Auxilia F, Pontello M “Igiene e Sanità Pubblica: I fondamenti della Prevenzione” PICCIN - PADOVA 2011 978-88-299-2069-3
Comodo N., Maciocco G. Igiene e Sanità Pubblica - Manuale per le professioni sanitarie Carocci Faber 2002
Lanciotti, Eudes Igiene per le professioni sanitarie McGraw-Hill 2012 9788838626593
Saiani, L., Brugnolli, A. Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 2) Idelson-Gnocchi 2014 978-88-7947-576-1




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