HYGIENICS

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Code
58955
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 10841 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/42
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The main objectives of the course are: to acquire knowledge of the causes, epidemiological trends and prevention of the principal infectious and degenerative diseases and their health, social and economic impacts. During the course, students will be provided with the elements needed in order to understand how the Italian health system is organized; particular emphasis will be placed on health promotion, health education and preventive strategies.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, students must:

  • possess the main notions of health promotion and disease prevention, with regard to both infectious diseases and chronic-degenerative diseases;
  • demonstrate that they understand that prevention is essential in order to protect the health of the individual and the community;
  • know the main issues covered by the National Prevention Plan;
  • be able to design health education projects aimed at different population targets.

PREREQUISITES

No

TEACHING METHODS

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

If the current hrath emergency prevents frontal lessons from being held, lessons will take plae in streaming.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Health definition and health factors. Health Promotion. From health education to education for health. Epidemiology: epidemiological measurements and types of epidemiological studies. Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. Epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases. Epidemiology and prevention of degenerative diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases and cancers. National Prevention Plan and National Immunization Plan. Notions of environmental hygiene. Notions of first aid.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

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

Recommended books for in- depth study:

Igiene e Sanità Pubblica – Secrets – Domande e risposte 2021 - Signorelli C et al. Società Editrice Universo

Igiene, Medicina Preventiva, Sanità Pubblica – Ricciardi Walter, Stefania Boccia et al. Terza edizione Editore Idelson Gnocchi.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Students will be received by appointment (email: panatto@unige.it, phone: +390103538109).

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.

If the current hrath emergency prevents frontal lessons from being held, lessons will take plae in streaming.

 

LESSONS START

The lessons will take place in the first semester. Lessons start: September 27, 2021.

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Obligatory written examination consisting of 30 “closed-answer” questions with only one correct answer (one point for each correct answer) and of one “open” question. The open question will evaluate the student's level of detailed knowledge and use of appropriate language. The “open” question will be evaluated in a range between 0 (insufficient) and 3 (excellent).

Oral examination on request by the student, in order to improve the score obtained in the written examination.

If the examination cannot be held face-to-face, owing to the health emergency, it will take place online. The online examination will include one written test consisting of 31 “closed-answer” questions with only one correct answer (one point for each correct answer) and an oral examination.

The oral examination will assess the student's level of knowledge, quality of exposition and ability to use adequate vocabulary.

 

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. In the oral examination, the student's level of knowledge, quality of exposition and ability to use appropriate vocabulary will be assessed.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
31/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
17/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
23/05/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
13/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
04/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
28/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
12/09/2022 09:00 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, as will other material required for further in-depth study.

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