MEDICINA DI COMUNITA'

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2017/2018
Year: 
4
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2020/2021
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Credits: 
1
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
10
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (10 hours)
Assessment: 
Voto Finale

- Basic concepts of public health: concept of health; historical data; current epidemiological background and classification of diseases; concept of risk; indicators, exposure-effect, determinants of health and illness; basic concepts of primary health care (1h)
- Healthcare systems, brief overview of healthcare management and health economics; primary healthcare services, integrated care pathways management; evidence-based practice and exercise on pubmed (4h)
- Prevention strategies in the Community (please see Public Health course to complement); primary (health education methodology, interventions for food safety and environment, vaccinations), secondary (screening) and tertiary. Risk assessment: biomarkers (circulating peptides and metabolites, OMICS), risk scores in public health, ethical issues (3h)

IGIENE - Medicina Preventiva Sanità Pubblica – III edizione. W. Ricciardi, ed. Idelson-Gnocchi, 2021.
Epidemiologia e management in sanità. Elementi di metodologia. Manzoli, Villari, Boccia Edi Ermes Seconda edizione
Lesson slides and supplementary materials, uploaded on the e-learning webpage

Lessons with exercise on how to use on-line scientific bibliographic databases (PubMed)

Available on request: francesco.gianfagna@uninsubria.it Phone: 0331 217223 EPIMED via Rossi 9 – Pal. Rossi - 21100 Varese

Parent course