Bachelor's degree in Obstetrics (to qualify as an obstetrician)

Health and safety promotion - METODOLOGIA EPIDEMIOLOGICA E IGIENE GENERALE

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
Period
2° ANNO 2° SEMESTRE dal Mar 1, 2021 al Apr 26, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course provides the ways and means of prevention of infectious diseases in early childhood. It also provides information about the role of midwives in the primary and secondary prevention.
The student must acquire knowledge and skills suitable to the prevention of communicable diseases in an obstetric unit and in the delivery room.

Syllabus

• Elements of epidemiological methodology: definitions, types of studies and expected results; the notion of health, illness and cause of disease in epidemiology. • Onset of disease models. • Prophylaxis of infectious diseases: - generic direct prophylaxis: - diagnostic assessment - isolation - notification - epidemiological survey    - specific direct prophylaxis:       - vaccine prophylaxis       - serum prophylaxis       - chemoprophylaxis    - indirect prophylaxis:        - disinfection / sterilization        - disinfestation        - environmental reclamation • Secondary prevention: - tools and strategies: the screening tests - primary and secondary prevention of : cervical cancer, breast cancer; diabetes; cardiovascular diseases.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Francesco Vitale, Michele Zagra Igiene, epidemiologia e organizzazione sanitaria orientata per problemi (Edizione 1) ELSEVIER 2012 978-88-214-3424-2
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G Igiene Medicina Preventiva Sanità pubblica (Edizione 3) EdiSES 2015 978-88-7959-827-9

Assessment methods and criteria

Written Test with open questions and, if necessary, oral interview





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