IGIENE E MEDICINA PREVENTIVA

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2016/2017
Year: 
4
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2019/2020
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Credits: 
2
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
24
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (16 hours), Seminar (8 hours)
Assessment: 
Voto Finale

INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH: concept of health; current epidemiological background and classification of diseases; concept of risk; indicators, exposure-effect, determinants of health and illness;

PART I. Epidemiology and prevention of communicable diseases
1. Population Hygiene: risk factors; source and reservoir of infection, portal of entry and exit, mode of transmission; primary prevention, vaccines, disinfection and sterilization
2. Hospital hygiene: prevention of healthcare-associated infections; hand washing, gloves, instruments management, environmental controls, water, healthcare waste management

PARTE II. Epidemiology and prevention of non-communicable diseases
1. Primary (health promotion and education) and tertiary prevention (health education, rehabilitation): risk factors and specific interventions (smoking habits, alcohol abuse, nutrition, physical activity, socioeconomic factors, psychological factors)
2. Secondary prevention: screenings (criteria, examples, evaluation)

PARTE III. HEALTH MANAGEMENT
1. Healthcare system: clinical management; quality and risk management, errors in healthcare practice, evidence-based practice.
2. Organization of Health services: Clinical governance, application to different contexts

IGIENE - Medicina Preventiva Sanità Pubblica – II edizione. W. Ricciardi, ed. Idelson Casa Editrice, 2013.

Epidemiologia e Management in Sanità – Elementi di metodologia, II edizione 2015. Manzoli L, Villari P, Boccia A. Edi-ermes

Lessons with slides projection, examples and exercises

Copies of slides presented in classes are available on e-learning. The teacher is available for students on Tuesdays from 14:00 to 16:00, by appointment or via skype on Friday from 14.00 to 16.00.
Email:licia.iacoviello@uninsubria.it
Skype conct: licia.iacoviello

Professors

Parent course