Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo / Portale Web di Ateneo


GENERAL HYGIENE
IGIENE GENERALE

A.Y. Credits
2020/2021 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Mauro De Santi Tuesday and Friday; timetable to be agreed in advance.
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

Nutritional Sciences (L-29)
Curriculum: PERCORSO COMUNE
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

The course aims to make known the factors that condition the state of health and the causes of disease, to define the concept of risk factors for human health, to make known some of the most common infectious and chronic-degenerative pathologies, to provide basic knowledge of the tools and methods of preventive medicine and health education.

Program

Definition and purposes of hygiene.

Definition of health. Main factors that influence the transition from health to disease: risk factors related to the physical, chemical, biological, social and personal behavior.

Primary, secondary and tertiary disease prevention.

Notions of demography and general epidemiology. The most important measures in epidemiology. The positive and negative health indicators. The risk factors. Epidemiological studies.

Epidemiology and prophylaxis of infectious diseases: etiology, sources of infection, modalities of transmission of pathogenic germs. Prophylaxis: measures aimed at the patient and the methods of transmission. Immune system and immunoprophylaxis. The main infectious diseases with airborne, fecal-oral, and incorrect lifestyle.

Epidemiology and prevention of some chronic-degenerative diseases of major social interest (tumors, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes). Hygiene of the social environment.

Introduction to food and nutrition hygiene.

Environmental hygiene: the main sources of air and water pollution and health effects.

Notions of public health: The international health organization. The National Health Service.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Knowledge and understanding. Through participation in frontal teaching activities and individual independent study, the student will develop knowledge and understanding skills regarding the determinants of the health - disease continuum, epidemiological assessment, primary prevention models and behavioral, environmental and food risk factors that most undermine health.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding. The student will be able to evaluate the presence of protective and risk factors in the practice of his professional activity, he will be able to evaluate the possibility and the need to undertake simple and complex preventive actions in the professional environment.

Judgment autonomy. The student will have acquired knowledge that will allow him to interpret epidemiological and statistical data provided by registers and databases, select the correct scientific information to propose appropriate preventive interventions in the context of his activities.

Communication skills. The student will be able to consciously use a language pertinent to the disciplines of the biomedical area, communicating an appropriate message of education and promotion to health through the use of both traditional and innovative tools.

Learning ability. The student will be able to implement learning methods and tools to deepen the topics studied in the course, to independently expand and update their knowledge. Will be able to acquire and use the scientific information necessary to evaluate the validity of one's professional activities.

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

Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Frontal lessons.

Attendance

Attendance is not mandatory but strongly recommended.

Basic knowledge of biology and statistics is required.

Course books

Ricciardi W et al., Igiene per le professioni sanitarie; ed. Idelson-Gnocchi.

The student can also prepare the exam in another text as long as he reports in an updated manner all the topics required by the program.

The necessary updates will be indicated during the course and reported on the Moodle platform.

Assessment

The exam will be oral. The knowledge acquired and the ability to correlate the issues and solve problems of a practical nature will be assessed. The exhibition capacity will also be judged with particular attention to an appropriate scientific language.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Attendance

Basic knowledge of biology and statistics is required.

Course books

Ricciardi W et al., Igiene per le professioni sanitarie; ed. Idelson-Gnocchi.

The student can also prepare the exam in another text as long as he reports in an updated manner all the topics required by the program.

The necessary updates will be indicated during the course and reported on the Moodle platform.

Assessment

The exam will be oral. The knowledge acquired and the ability to correlate the issues and solve problems of a practical nature will be assessed. The exhibition capacity will also be judged with particular attention to an appropriate scientific language.

« back Last update: 04/08/2020

Condividi


Questo contenuto ha risposto alla tua domanda?


Il tuo feedback è importante

Raccontaci la tua esperienza e aiutaci a migliorare questa pagina.

Se sei vittima di violenza o stalking chiama il 1522

Il 1522 è un servizio pubblico promosso dalla Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri – Dipartimento per le Pari Opportunità. Il numero, gratuito è attivo 24 h su 24, accoglie con operatrici specializzate le richieste di aiuto e sostegno delle vittime di violenza e stalking.

Posta elettronica certificata

amministrazione@uniurb.legalmail.it

Social

Performance della pagina

Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo
Via Aurelio Saffi, 2 – 61029 Urbino PU – IT
Partita IVA 00448830414 – Codice Fiscale 82002850418
2021 © Tutti i diritti sono riservati

Top