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

Health and safety promotion (2019/2020)

Course code
4S000035
Credits
7

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 Po Pa Futuro

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 disease MICROBIOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY: The student should know the structural and biological properties of bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses and the related mechanism of pathogenesis. Moreover, the student should know the major microorganisms involved in infectious diseases and the methods of infection diagnosis. HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH (METODOLOGIA EPIDEMIOLOGICA E IGIENE GENERALE): At the end of the course the student should be able to accomplish the following objectives: -acknowledge determinants of health and risk factors of disease -acknowledge both individual and collective prevention strategies of diseases -understanding interventions aimed at promoting the safety of health workers and patients/citizens. -understanding the causes, pathogenetic mechanisms and methods of prevention and control of infection diseases NURSING (PROMOZIONE DELLA SALUTE E DELLA SICUREZZA IN CONTESTI ASSISTENZIALI): 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. OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE (SICUREZZA NEGLI AMBIENTI DI LAVORO): To acquire basic knowledge and understanding on health and safety prevention and health promotion and management in workplaces. To acquire, through field examples, knowledge and understanding about general principles of occupational health, risk assessment, health surveillance, fitness for work, health education, legislation, with reference to different risk factors (e.g., chemicals, physical agents, biohazards, ergonomics, organization and psychosocial factors, injuries). Attention will be dedicated to let the student acquire knowledge and understanding about the roles of the different professionals and institutions committed to prevention. The student will acquire knowledge and awareness on the main risk factors, adverse effects and their prevention in the professional activities of nursing and will gain awareness on the role of nurse in educating persons on health and safety issues in workplaces.

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 L, Brugnolli A Trattato Cure Infermieristiche Idelson Gnocchi 2014




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