HIGIENE AND HEALTH EDUCATION

HIGIENE AND HEALTH EDUCATION

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Code
67628
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
4 credits during the 2nd year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/42
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The main objective of the course is to enable future teachers to understand that health education is a primary educational need.To understand the importance of prevention for the protection of the health of the individual and the community. Promote the inclusion of health education in the educational activities of the infant and primary schools.

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquisition of the basic concepts of health education and health advancement. Understanding of the importance of prevention in relation both to infectious diseases and to chronic-degenerative pathologies. Acquisition of the basic concepts of environmental hygiene and school hygiene.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, students must know the main  knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention. They must demonstrate that they understand that prevention is essential for protecting the health of the individual and the community.

Students must be able to apply the acquired knowledge and must have sufficient skills to design and carry out an educational intervention of health promotion or disease prevention aimed at children in the infant school or primary school.

PREREQUISITES

No

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons and group activities to develop the subjects dealt with during the class lessons.

Planning examples of educational program of health promotion or disease prevention for application in the infant or primary school. 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The concept of health. Health promotion. Health education as "transversal" teaching in school curricula. Elements of epidemiology. Primary, secondary and tertiary prevention. Epidemiology and prevention of the principal infectious diseases, with particular reference to those of childhood and adolescence. National Prevention Plain. and National Immunization Plain. Notions of the epidemiology and prevention of chronic-degenerative diseases. Promotion of healthy lifestyles in childhood and adolescence in order to safeguard health in adulthood. Planning of programs for health promotion and disease prevention in the infant school and primary school (according to the age). School hygiene. First aid tips.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Study material will be provided by the teacher and published on aulaweb.

Recommended books for in- depth study:

Igiene - Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G, Carducci A, Coniglio MA, D’Alessandro D, Montagna MT, Tanzi ML, Zotti CM. Monduzzi Editore

Igiene Epidemiologia Sanità Pubblica - Signorelli C. Editore: Universo

Igiene, Medicina Preventiva, Sanità Pubblica - Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco Editore: EdiSES.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Students will be received by appointment.

Exam Board

DONATELLA PANATTO (President)

DANIELA AMICIZIA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons and group activities to develop the subjects dealt with during the class lessons.

Planning examples of educational program of health promotion or disease prevention for application in the infant or primary school. 

LESSONS START

The lessons will take place in the second semester of the second year.

ORARI

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HIGIENE AND HEALTH EDUCATION

EXAMS

Exam description

Obligatory written examination consisting of 30 “closed-answer” questions with only one correct answer (one point for each correct aswer) and of one “open” question. In the open question will be evaluated: the level of knowledge, the degree of detail and the use of appropriate language. Oral examination on request by the student, in order to improve the score obtained in the written examination. 

Assessment methods

The written format has been adopted in order to ensure that the knowledge acquired during the entire course is assessed in an objective manner. This modality is deemed to be able to correctly evaluate the achievement of both the general and specific training objectives.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/09/2020 09:30 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

A page dedicated to the teaching program will be activated on aulaweb. The study material presented during the lessons will be regularly uploaded to this page.

The teacher will publish all information regarding the teaching programme on this page.