Science that aims to analyze the illnesses in the populations, with particular respect to the study of the conditions and their determinants.
AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
The course has the following objectives:
- providing knowledges to the basic epidemiology concepts;
- providing knowledges to apply the main measures used in epidemiology (frequency and association measures);
- providing knowledges to the basic concepts of demography and to know the technical of standardization;
- providing knowledges to know and to plan the main types of epidemiological studies (descriptive, cross-sectional, case-control, cohort studies);
- providing knowledges to the methodology of clinical trials;
-providing knowledges to the concepts and model of epidemiology monitoring with attention to the syndromic surveillance system;
- providing knowledges to understand the epidemiology relevance for health planning and to develop the critical abilities to evaluate the results of clinical and epidemiological studies.
- Definition and objectives of epidemiology;
- Frequency measures;
- Direct and indirect standardization;
- Prevalence and Incidence;
- Epidemiological studies: ecological studies and prevalence;
- Epidemiological studies: the case-control and cohort studies;
- Epidemiological surveillance and the management of an outbreak.
- Lopalco PL, Tozzi AE "Epidemiologia facile Il pensiero scientifico"
- Jekel JF, Katz DL, Elmore JG "Epidemiologia, biostatistica e medicina preventiva" EdiSES
Office hours: Students will be received by telephone appointment.
LAURA STICCHI (President)
FILIPPO ANSALDI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)
The lessons will start in the first semester from October 2016.
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
The examination test is formed by choice closed questions and exercises.
During the course-assessment tests are planned.
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