GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY

GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY

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Code
65470
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credits during the 1st year of 9281 PHYSIOTHERAPY (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9280 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9282 SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9283 ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9284 PODOLOGY (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9286 PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9287 THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9288 DIETETIC STUDIES (L/SNT3) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9289 DENTAL HYGIENE (L/SNT3) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9291 Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion techniques (L/SNT3) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9293 BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES (L/SNT3) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9297 ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES (L/SNT3) GE SAN MARTINO

1 credits during the 1st year of 9298 PREVENTION TECHNIQUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE WORKPLACE (L/SNT4) GE SAN MARTINO

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-DEA/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GE SAN MARTINO (PHYSIOTHERAPY)
semester
Annual
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW


The health anthropology seeks to know the link between the concepts of health, environment and pay homage to the medico-biological requirements with numerous cultural stimuli that act before and during illness. The acquisition of an "anthropological approach" allows you to put into due consideration the biological determinants of the disease.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course has as main objectives:
- To make the student capable of dealing with the issues related to health, the environment (biotic and abiotic), the disease through an "anthropological perspective";
- Become aware of the close relationship between the human being and the natural and social environment.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students must:
- Acquire adequate knowledge and skills of an effective understanding of the concepts in class.
- Be able to apply their knowledge and understanding and solving problems related to anthropology of health in all its extensions
- Know how to use both at the conceptual level and at the operational knowledge gained self-evaluation skills and skills in different application contexts
- Develop appropriate learning skills that enable them to continue to deepen autonomously the main themes of discipline, especially in the workplace in which they will operate.

Teaching methods

The course is provided in online mode with online assistance for the entire duration of the course and provides activities of in-depth study in the presence of experienced teachers of the subject. It is divided into modules consisting of video lessons, videos and slides. At the end of each teaching unit there is a self-assessment test, which aims to strengthen the key concepts through reflection on the content covered and facilitate the preparation for the final exam in attendance. Seminars and in-depth exercises are planned.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

- Definition and anthropology study fields
- The concept of normality
- The perennial osmosis between nature and culture: the example of secular trends
- The human differentiation in time and space
- Disease illness, sickness,
- The concepts of health and disease in populations "other"
- Populations, cultures, diseases: different medical knowledge

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Guerci, Dall’antropologia all’antropopoiesi.

Breve saggio sulle rappresentazioni e costruzioni della variabilità umana. Ed. C. Lucisano, Milano, 2007

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: The reception of students will take place by appointment via email: antonio.guerci@unige.it  

Exam Board

ALESSANDRO ROBUTTI (President)

CARLA BUFFA (President)

SIMONETTA AMADI (President)

DANIELA GARAVENTA (President)

DANIELA RASO

DANIELA PULZATO

MAURO PALUMBO

FORTUNATA ROMEO

HONORE JACQUES VERNETTI MANSIN COPPET

ANNA VAGNETTI

PAOLA STRAMESI

CLARA NOCETO

FLORIANA ROMANO

ANTONIO GUERCI

MIRELLA DEFILIPPI

PATRIZIA BIANCHETTI

LUIGI BEGHELLO

GUIDO FRANCO AMORETTI

LAURA FARAGUTI

FRANCESCA FARINA

SILVANA MAZZARO

NADIA FOLEGANI

INGEBORG MULLER

SUSANNA ACCOGLI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course is provided in online mode with online assistance for the entire duration of the course and provides activities of in-depth study in the presence of experienced teachers of the subject. It is divided into modules consisting of video lessons, videos and slides. At the end of each teaching unit there is a self-assessment test, which aims to strengthen the key concepts through reflection on the content covered and facilitate the preparation for the final exam in attendance. Seminars and in-depth exercises are planned.

LESSONS START

I semester

EXAMS

Exam description

The examination is supported at the integrated course level. The evaluation of the learning for the specific teaching is done through multiple-choice quizzes.

Assessment methods

The successful learning of the discipline is certified by the student's ability to master the knowledge both by understanding its meaning and meaning from a sociological perspective, and by demonstrating that he knows how to productively associate and transfer it to the resolution of practical problems. 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
15/09/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica 5 Piano
17/09/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
30/09/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
30/09/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale Prova orale. Istituto Santa Caterina, Aula A (piano II)
12/10/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale
20/10/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica 5 Piano

FURTHER INFORMATION

For assistance contact the teachers through the forum questions and answers of the instance dedicated to the course on the e-learning portal https://aulaweb.unige.it/.