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GENERAL HYGIENE
IGIENE GENERALE

A.Y. Credits
2019/2020 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Maurizio Sisti
Teaching in foreign languages
Course with optional materials in a foreign language English
This course is entirely taught in Italian. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Biological Sciences (L-13)
Curriculum: PERCORSO COMUNE
Date Time Classroom / Location
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Learning Objectives

The course aims to provide;

  • knowledge on the major determinants which can exert a significant effect on human health and trasmissible and non trasmissible diseases also with the aid of approaches to molecular epidemiology; the acquisition of knowledge of the effective means for the prevention of major infectious and non-infectious disease for the promotion of health of the individual and the community;
  • knowledge of effective elements in promoting health education;
  • knowledge on the implementation of education programs health and prevention campaigns;
  • the acquisition of the ability to provide the correct health information;
  • knowledge of techniques relating to the hygienic-sanitary control of workplaces;
  • Moreover students should be able to apply the basic concepts of hygiene in the profession of biologist, and in general for the prevention of diseases, improving health and safety in the workplace.

Program

  • Hygiene goal. Diseases and health. Demography and health.
  • Health statistical concepts applied to the frequency measures of health events through epidemiological quotients.
  • The validity of analytical tests.
  • Epidemiology and prevention of non communicable diseases. Biological markers. Epidemiology predictive: genetic and genomic tests.(Few notes)
  • Epidemiology of communicable diseases: the routes of transmission, infection sources, pathways and routes of elimination. Health care infection.
  • Iindirect (environmental) and direct prophylaxis of communicable diseases: complaint, isolation and diagnostic tests; disinfection, sterilization and asepsis; batteriofagia and decontamination; disinfestation. Self-control system for safety in laboratories. Hygiene in the laboratory for preparation officinal and galenic products.
  • Specific prophylaxis: pharmacological prevention, serum prophylaxis and vaccine prophylaxis.The pharmacovigilance system of adverse effects.
  • Pharmacovigilance adverse effects.
  • Epidemiology and prevention of communicable diseases. Orofecal mainly rout of communicable diseases. Airborne mainly infectious diseases. Parenteral and/or sexual trasmissible diseases.  
  • Vector-borne diseases. Zoonoses. Ectoparasitoses. Mycosis.
  • Food hygiene: infections, toxicinfections and food poisoning. Hygienic conservation. Potable and mineral waters.The information and alert system for the consumer.
  • Hygienic environment: water hygiene; air pollution and the risk factors for infectious and non-infectious diseases; microclimate which cause well-being and disease.
  • Sanitary waste.
  • Hygiene and safety in the workplace. The main regulations of interests for the protection of health and safety in the workplace. Notion of technical spa care.
  • Hygiene and safety in the workplace. The main regulations of interests for the protection of health.
  • The health care organization in Italy and in the world. The new essential levels of assistance (LEA).

Bridging Courses

See the educational regulation - academic year 2019/2020 (art. 9).

Students are strongly advised to take the microbiology exam before the hygiene exam.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

  • D1-KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING The student must demonstrate that they have acquired the knowledge concerning: the general principles of hygiene; the positive and negative determinants of health; methods of prevention; environmental hygiene and reflections on health; safety at work; the essential levels of care in the SSN and the new services provided in pharmacies.
  • D2-APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING The student will demonstrate the ability to recognize the methodologies for the analysis and control of the hygienic quality of the environmental built and not, and food and in particular the methodologies for the quality control, hygiene and safety in preparation and research laboratories.
  • D3-JUDGEMENT The student will have acquired knowledge to enable him to assess and interpret data from epidemiological studies, the experimental values of  laboratory, to evaluate the safety in the workplace proposing preventive and corrective actions.
  • D4-COMMUNICATION SKILLS The student must demonstrate that they have the ability to transfer in the workplace and not the knowledge gained through relevant terminology to the health in relation to the issues of prevention and health promotion.
  • D5-LEARNING SKILLS The student will be able to examine and understand the reference material useful for the profession and for research.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

Seminars


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Frontal lectures. Exercise activities on topics chosen by the teacher or by the students (not less than 4 hours).

Attendance

See teaching regulations - academic year 2018 / 2019. Formative activities. Frequency of didactic activities.

Course books
  • F. Auxilia, M. Pontello. Igiene e sanità pubblica. I fondamenti della prevemzione. Ed. Piccin, Padova.
  • F. Auxilia, M. Pontello. Igiene e sanità pubblica. Salute e ambiente. Ed. Piccin, Padova.
  • F. Auxilia, M. Pontello. Igiene e sanità pubblica. Educazione sanitaria. Ed. Piccin, Padova.
  • E. Lanciotti. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie.McGraw-Hill. Milano.
  • C. Meloni, G. Pelissero. Igiene. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana. Milano.
  • F. Vitale, M. Zagra. Igiene, epidemiologia e organizzazione sanitaria orientate per problemi. Elsevier Srl. Milano.
  • E. Sidoti. Igiene e promozione della salute.Piccin. Padova.
  • For texts in english, contact the teacher.
Assessment

Oral examination.

No less than three questions to verify that the student has acquired and can applyed appropriate knowledge. The student must demonstrate that can express with a terminology suitable to the healthcare area in relation to hygiene issues, prevention and promotion of health.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Attendance

See teaching regulations - academic year 2018 / 2019. Formative activities. Frequency of didactic activities.

Course books
  • F. Auxilia, M. Pontello. Igiene e sanità pubblica. I fondamenti della prevemzione. Ed. Piccin, Padova.
  • F. Auxilia, M. Pontello. Igiene e sanità pubblica. Salute e ambiente. Ed. Piccin, Padova.
  • F. Auxilia, M. Pontello. Igiene e sanità pubblica. Educazione sanitaria. Ed. Piccin, Padova.
  • E. Lanciotti. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie.McGraw-Hill. Milano.
  • C. Meloni, G. Pelissero. Igiene. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana. Milano.
  • F. Vitale, M. Zagra. Igiene, epidemiologia e organizzazione sanitaria orientate per problemi. Elsevier Srl. Milano.
  • E. Sidoti. Igiene e promozione della salute.Piccin. Padova.
  • For texts in eglish contact the teacher.
Assessment

Oral examination.

No less than three questions to verify that the student has acquired and can applyed appropriate knowledge. The student must demonstrate that can express with a terminology suitable to the healthcare area in relation to hygiene issues, prevention and promotion of health.

Notes

E-mail communications should be made only through the institutional mail assigned to the student.

The questionnaire for the evaluation of the course must be completed at the end of the lessons.

Further information on textbooks will be given during the course.

The student can request to sit the final exam in English with an alternative bibliography. (Course with optional materials in a foreign language).

IMPORTANTE: il materiale didattico non sostituisce i testi di studio.

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