HYGIENE SERVICES FOR CHILDREN

HYGIENE SERVICES FOR CHILDREN

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Code
98303
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 10841 SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/42
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE )
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objective of the course is to enable future teachers of nursery school to understand that health education is a primary educational need andmust be included among the educational activities carried out in infant and nursery schools. Further aims are to foster an awareness of the importance of the prevention of both infectious diseases and chronic-degenerative illnesses and to transmit the basic concepts of health at school. At the end of the course, students must possess adequate knowledge of the principal concepts of health promotion and the prevention of infectious diseases, particularly those of greatest relevance to the first years of life.They must therefore show that they have understood that prevention is fundamental to safeguarding the health of both the individual and the community.Moreover, theymust be able to apply the knowledge that they have acquired and must have the skills required in order to design and construct educational intervention for health promotion or disease preventionin the infant school or nursery school.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objective of the course is to enable future teachers of nursery school to understand that health education is a primary educational need andmust be included among the educational activities carried out in infant and nursery schools. Further aims are to foster an awareness of the importance of the prevention of both infectious diseases and chronic-degenerative illnesses and to transmit the basic concepts of health at school. At the end of the course, students must possess adequate knowledge of the principal concepts of health promotion and the prevention of infectious diseases, particularly those of greatest relevance to the first years of life.They must therefore show that they have understood that prevention is fundamental to safeguarding the health of both the individual and the community.Moreover, theymust be able to apply the knowledge that they have acquired and must have the skills required in order to design and construct educational intervention for health promotion or disease preventionin the infant school or nursery school.

PREREQUISITES

No

Teaching methods

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

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. National Prevention Plain. and National Immunization Plain. Notions of the epidemiology and prevention of chronic-degenerative diseases. Promotion of healthy lifestyles in childhood. Planning of programs for health promotion and disease prevention in the infant school and nursery school. School hygiene. First aid tips.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

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

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

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Students will be received by appointment.

Exam Board

DONATELLA PANATTO (President)

EMANUELA ABBATECOLA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

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

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
28/05/2020 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
11/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
02/07/2020 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
23/07/2020 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
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.