HYGIENE APPLIED TO HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

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Code
104199
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 11158 APPLIED AND EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY (LM-6) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/42
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (APPLIED AND EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to illustrate to the students the priciples of Hygiene applied to healthcare facilities with particular attention to hospitals. Knowledge about the mechanisms of spread of healthcare associted infections (HAI) will be provided; in particular, infection surveillance methods and tools implemented at national and international level, will be illustrated and described. The main micro-organisms involved in hospital infections and their correlations with healthcare practices will also be examined. Antibiotic resistance plans will be outlined.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: By appointment, contacting the teacher by e-mail: cristinaml@unige.it

Exam Board

MARIA LUISA CRISTINA (President)

MARINA SARTINI

ANNA MARIA SPAGNOLO (Substitute)

LESSONS