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

Health and safety promotion [Matricole pari] - SICUREZZA NEGLI AMBIENTI DI LAVORO

Course code
4S000035
Name of lecturer
Stefano Porru
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
INF VR - 1° anno 2° sem dal Feb 4, 2019 al Apr 5, 2019.

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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.
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.

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. Health education. Medico-legal obligations.
6) Occupational Health for health care workers. Risk factors: chemicals, physical and biological agents, ergonomics, organizative and psychosocial.
7) Manual handling of patients.

TEACHING MATERIALS
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) Relazioni professionali intra- ed extra-aziendali del medico competente. Biggi N, Farina G. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 50, pag.579-589.
7) Malattie muscolo-scheletriche. Generalità. Violante FS, Zanardi F, Bonfiglioli R. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 142, pag.1615-1627.
8) Malattie muscolo-scheletriche. Colonna vertebrale. Carta A, Porru S. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 143, pag.1629-1640.
9) 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.
10) Rischi in sanità. Fattori biomeccanici. Bonfiglioli R, Zanardi F, Violante FS. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 163, pag.1891-1897.
11) 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.
12) Rischi in sanità. Rischi psicosociali. Bartolucci GB, Marcuzzo GI. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 165, pag.1915-1921.
13) 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.

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 a multiple choice questionnaire possibly integrated by an oral assessment.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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