Bachelor's degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Techniques (to qualify as a psychiatric rehabilitation expert)(Rovereto)

Health and safety promotion - METODOLOGIE EPIDEMIOLOGICHE E IGIENE APPLICATA

Course code
4S000035
Name of lecturer
Albino Poli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
ROVERETO
Period
TERP ROV 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE (1 periodo), TERP ROV 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE (2 periodo)

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Lesson timetable

TERP ROV 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE (1 periodo)

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TERP ROV 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE (2 periodo)

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Learning outcomes

The course aims the student to know and study the main determinants of health and disease, the preventive strategies both individual and collective, and of interventions to promote the health and safety of their users. Particularly, it aims to understand the causes, the pathogenic mechanisms, and methods of prevention and control of infectious diseases and the main chronic diseases as outcomes of lifestyles.

Syllabus

Introduction to epidemiology:
- Definition, objectives and characteristics of epidemiology
- Measures in epidemiology
 The concept of health, disease and causes of disease epidemiology. Criteria for the assessment of the causal link.
 Epidemiological studies: descriptive, analytical, brief notes on experimental studies
 Elements for the assessment of the main problems of health of a population:
- Epidemiological profile of the Italian population
- Leading causes of death in the general population

Epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases:
- The epidemiological chain and the methods of transmission: endemic, sporadic and epidemic diseases
- The direct and indirect prophylaxis of infectious diseases; disinfection and sterilization
- The specific direct prophylaxis: vaccine prophylaxis, vaccination strategies, law and vaccinations, immunizations calendar

Hints of epidemiology and primary and secondary prevention (screening) of the most important chronic diseases: ischemic heart disease, diabetes mellitus, malignant neoplasms.

Assessment methods and criteria

written test

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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