FORENSIC MEDICINE

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Professional education
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2014/2015
Year: 
3
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2016/2017
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Credits: 
1
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
12
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (12 hours)
Requirements: 

Contents of courses attended during the previous years should be learnt

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The course aims to provide the students with: (i) the knowledge in terminology, methods and instruments in the fields of hygiene, epidemiology and public health; (ii) the capacity to develop a scientific methodological approach, using the learned concepts, to participate in planning and doing prevention programs

1. Basic concepts of epidemiology, hygiene and public health: concept of health; changes in the epidemiological background and classification of diseases; risk; indicators, determinants of health and illness; prevention (health promotion, vaccination, screening) [2h]
2. Methods in epidemiology: measures and studies in epidemiology; confounding and bias [2h]
3. Epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases; healthcare-associated infections; food safety [2h]
4. Epidemiology and prevention of chronic diseases; public health nutrition; Health education (methodology of individual- and community-directed interventions)
5. Socio-economic factors [2h]
6. Evidence-based practice: use of bibliographic databases; brief overview of healthcare management

Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Ricciardi G, Ed. Idelson-Gnocchi, 2014
Lesson slides and supplementary materials, uploaded on the e-learning webpage

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