PUBLIC HEALTH

PUBLIC HEALTH

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Code
66629
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
3 credits during the 2nd year of 9280 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/42
LANGUAGE
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:

OVERVIEW

The course aims General and applied hygiene to train students on the topics of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, particularly with respect to the Promotion and Education for Health.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the student should have acquired the knowledge necessary for the prevention of degenerative and infectious diseases and for health promotion.

LEARNING OUTCOMES (FURTHER INFO)

At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

- Knowing the essentials of health care planning and organization, with particular reference to Italy;

- Being able to do a project of health education;

- To know the epidemiology of infectious diseases;

- Knowing how to counseling on compulsory and recommended vaccinations in Italy;

- To know the epidemiology of the main degenerative diseases;

- Knowing how to educate for prevention of the most important causes of death in Italy, cardiovascular diseases and cancer;

- Know how to make nutrition education;

- Know basic principles of school hygiene.

Teaching methods

- Frontal lessons;
- Pedagogical Atelier;
- Aulaweb.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Program Description: Definition of Health. Health Promotion. Health education. Epidemiology elements. Concepts of prevention. Epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases. Epidemiology and prevention of chronic-degenerative diseases with particular reference to cardiovascular disease and cancer. Environmental hygiene.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Textbook: Signorelli C. Igiene, Epidemiologia e Sanità Pubblica, SEU 2011 - VI Edizione.  A. Boccia, G. Ricciardi, Igiene generale della scuola e dello sport, Idelson-Gnocchi, Napoli, 2002. Integrative textbook: Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e Sanità Pubblica – Educazione sanitaria. PICCIN 2011.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Students may request a meeting by telephone (010-3538527) or e-mail (gasparini@unige.it).

Exam Board

ROBERTO GASPARINI (President)

GABRIELE ROCCA

LINDA ALFANO

ANNA MARIA DELL'EVA

DONATELLA PANATTO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

- Frontal lessons;
- Pedagogical Atelier;
- Aulaweb.

LESSONS START

Monday, 3rd October 2016

EXAMS

Exam description

The examination is written.

Assessment methods

The exam is written, there will be: an assessment of the group activity by a plenary presentation, an evaluation of a written study, and possibly an oral examination.