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

Public Health - MEDICINA DEL LAVORO

Course code
4S02618
Name of lecturers
Luigi Perbellini, Luciano Romeo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Lezioni 2° semestre 1°- 5° anno dal Feb 20, 2017 al May 26, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

Lezioni 2° semestre 1°- 5° anno

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Learning outcomes

The general educational goals of the course are planned to cover principles, methods, tools and functions of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention.
In this vision, all the major subjects of Community Medicine are discussed, including public health, occupational health, ethics, deontology and legal and forensic medicine.
The course aims at offering to the students adequate knowledge of management, organization, and practice in different medical activities, such health care, prevention, individual and environmental risk assessment and management, measurement of assistance quality, health service organisation, cost evaluation of health service, diagnosis of occupational diseases, environmental and biological monitoring of occupational risks, psychological and ergonomic assessment of work conditions, legal medicine, ethics, forensic pathology, forensic toxicology, insurance medicine, medical deontology.

Syllabus

Hygiene and safety of Labour (lung diseases related to quality and amount of dusts: occupational lung diseases - silicosis - asbestosis - from hard metals)
Occupational allergic diseases (bronchial asthma - allergic alveolitis - dermatitis and dermatosis)
Ergonomics - Manual handling of loads and related conditions
Thresholt limit values for chemical substances and biological exposure indices
Noise and related pathologies
General aspects of industrial toxicology
Lead and mercury toxicology
Occupational carcinogenesis
Occupational psychology - stress - mobbing

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Pier Alberto Bertazzi Medicina del Lavoro Raffaello Cortina Editore 2013

Assessment methods and criteria

Written tests in the form of questions with multiple answers and oral integration. All questions are related to the topics discussed during the lessons in order to understand if the students have read the suggested books and learn the main aspects of the course.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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