Master's degree in Nursing and Obstetrics (Verona)

Epidemiology, statistics and research (2020/2021)

Course code
4S007231
Credits
7
Coordinator
Maria Elisabetta Zanolin
Other available courses

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
STATISTICA PER LA RICERCA SPERIMENTALE 3 SECS-S/02-STATISTICS FOR EXPERIMENTAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH LMSIO VR - 1° ANNO 1° SEM. Maria Elisabetta Zanolin
BASI METODOLOGICHE PER LA RICERCA APPLICATA 2 MED/45-NURSING LMSIO VR - 1° ANNO 1° SEM. Elisa Ambrosi
EPIDEMIOLOGIA E SANITA' PUBBLICA 2 MED/42-HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH LMSIO VR - 1° ANNO 1° SEM. Albino Poli

Syllabus

Organization of an epidemiological study
The tools to evaluate health planning:
Health planning tools
Clinical risk management in hospital and territorial settings

Descriptive statistics
The Gaussian distribution
Inferential statistics
Principles of the observational research:
The research process
The elements of a research protocol
Selection and definition of the research problem, questions and hypotheses
The sample selection
The selection of the study design

Assessment methods and criteria

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MM: STATISTICA PER LA RICERCA SPERIMENTALE
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The final test is a written exam with short answer questions and 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.
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MM: BASI METODOLOGICHE PER LA RICERCA APPLICATA
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The final examination will consist of multiple choice and open questions to assess students' understanding of the EBP and research concepts covered in the course and their ability to apply critical appraisal skills to the assessment and interpretation of clinical evidence.
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MM: EPIDEMIOLOGIA E SANITA' PUBBLICA
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Written exam with open questions and possible oral integration

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
K.J. Rothman Epidemiologia Idelson-Gnocchi 2007
Jekel JF, Katz DL, Elmore JG, Wild DMG Epidemiologia, Biostatistica e Medicina Preventiva Elsevier-Masson 2009
Swinscow TDV, Campbell MJ Le basi della Statistica per scienze bio-mediche Edizioni Minerva Medica S.p.A., Torino 2004
W. W. Daniel, C. L. Cross Biostatistica Concetti di base per l’analisi statistica delle scienze dell’area medico-sanitaria (Edizione 3) EdiSES 2019 9788833190419
Verlato G, Zanolin ME Esercizi di Statistica Medica, Informatica ed Epidemiologia Libreria Cortina Editrice, Verona 2000
Fowler J, Jarvis P, Chevannes M Statistica per le Professioni Sanitarie EdiSES srl, Napoli 2006
Polit DF, Beck CT. Edizione italiana a cura di Palese A. Fondamenti di Ricerca Infermieristica (Edizione 2) McGraw-Hill Education 2018
Francesco Vitale, Michele Zagra Igiene, epidemiologia e organizzazione sanitaria orientata per problemi (Edizione 1) ELSEVIER 2012 978-88-214-3424-2
Guest C Ricciardi W, Kawachi I, Lang I Manuale Oxford di Sanit Pubblica (Edizione 3) Piccin 2014 978-88-299-2719-7




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