Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Therapy (to qualify as a speech and language therapist)

Health promotion, risk prevention and safety - MEDICINA DEL LAVORO

Course code
4S000170
Name of lecturer
Stefano Porru
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LOGO 1^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 2, 2017 al Nov 24, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

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 as well as the awareness that in their professional activity there might be the opportunity to apply health education to the persons they have in charge also regarding health and safety issues in workplaces.

Syllabus

1) General principles of occupational health and safety and prevention in workplaces
2) National laws, rules and regulations on prevention, health and safety in the workplace
3) Occupational health and safety professionals and institutions
4) Occupational hazards and risks. Work-related diseases. Occupational injuries
5) Risk assessment. Health surveillance. Fitness for work. Medico-legal obligations.
6) Occupational Health for health care workers. Risk factors: chemicals, biological agents, ergonomics, organizative-psychosocial.

TEACHING MATERIAL

1) La Medicina del lavoro: medicina e salute occupazionale. Alessio L, Franco G. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 5, pag.63-73.
2) Valutazione del rischio. Manno M, Cavallo DM, Cattaneo A. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 15, pag.209-227.
3) Rischi tradizionali, attuali, emergenti. Alessio L, Farina G. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 60, pag.671-679.
4) Sorveglianza sanitaria. Soleo L, Basso A, Lovreglio P. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 23, pag.317-333.
5) Normativa attuale. Cantoni S. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 34, pag.437-447.
6) Tecniche della comunicazione: informazione-formazione dei lavoratori. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 30, pag.399-406.
7) Rischi in sanità. Introduzione. Bartolucci GB, Spatari G. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 162, pag.1885-1890.
8) Patologie da stress. Perbellini L, Romeo L, Goio I, Baldo M. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 152, pag.1743-1756.
9) Rischi in sanità. Rischio biologico. Porru S, Tonozzi B. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 164, pag.1899-1914.

TEACHING METHODS
The course will be conducted by means of lectures, with constant pursue of students’ involvement in concept elaboration, with ample time for discussion and interaction. Lectures will include practical examples from the field.

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination is an oral assessment.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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