Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Vicenza)

GENERAL METHODOLOGY AND PHYSIOTHERAPY SAFETY - PROMOZIONE DELLA SALUTE E PREVENZIONE IN FISIOTERAPIA

Course code
4S007240
Name of lecturer
Stefano Tardivo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VICENZA
Period
FISIO VI 1^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 15, 2018 al Dec 21, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The teaching of Hygiene aims to develop the understanding of the epidemiology and of the infectious and chronic degenerative diseases prevention and to evaluate the role of environment and lifestyle on human health with particular focus on healthcare sector

Syllabus

1. Introduction to Epidemiology: definition, objectives and epidemiology characteristics, measures in epidemiology
2. The concept of health, disease and causes of disease epidemiology. Criteria for assessing the causal link
3. Epidemiological studies: descriptive, analytical, experimental
4. Elements for the evaluation of the main population health problems: the main diseases in the general population, leading causes of death in the general population
5. Epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases: the epidemiological chain and the methods of transmission (endemic, sporadic, epidemic diseases), the direct and indirect prophylaxis of infectious diseases, the specific prophylaxis (vaccine prophylaxis, basic knowledge of serum prophylaxis and chemoprophylaxis
6. Epidemiology and primary and secondary prevention of major chronic diseases: ischemic heart disease, diabetes mellitus, COPD, malignancies, screening

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Cesare Meloni Igiene per le lauree delle professioni sanitarie Casa Editrice Abrosiana 2009

Assessment methods and criteria

The final test is a written exam with multiple choice questions.
The aim of the test is to verify the knowledge of all the topics discussed.
The final evaluation is expressed in thirtieths.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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