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PUBLIC HEALTH

CODE 62665
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019
CREDITS 8 credits during the 2nd year of 8746 School of Dental Medicine (LM-46) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/42
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (School of Dental Medicine)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

General and Applied Hygiene, in a holistic view of man, is the science that intends to make longer life, healthier and more beautiful. To do so in an individual and collective vision is concerned on the one hand to prevent disease and on the other to maximize the good health state.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowing and applying the epidemiological methodology to analyze, understand, evaluate health problems and assistance for general and specific dental interest at both the individual and the community. Identify and analyze the factors that influence health. Know and apply the regulations for environmental protection and safety of workers in dentistry.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The student at the end of the course you will:

1. Know how it is organized: the NHS, private healthcare and dental care in Italy;

2. Know the fundamental mode of epidemiological study and learn to interpret the results;

3. Know the major infectious diseases and be able to prevent them with specific reference to the dental practice.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The National Health Service. Health promotion.  Organization of the private health services and the dental healtl care in Italy. The epidemiological methodology: case-control and cohort studies. General epidemiology of infectious diseases. Epidemiology and prophylaxis of: tetanus, smallpox, diphtheria, pertussis, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, influenza, pneumococcal diseases, meningococcal disease, AIDS, viral hepatitis, polio. Overview of the main diarreal diseases .

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Signorelli C. Igiene, Epidemiologia e Sanità Pubblica, SEU 2011 - VI Edizione.  A. Boccia, G. Ricciardi, Igiene generale della scuola e dello sport, Idelson-Gnocchi, Napoli, 2002. Optional book: Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e Sanità Pubblica – Educazione sanitaria. PICCIN 2011.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ANNA MARCHESE (President)

CECILIA TRUCCHI (President)

CARLO PESCE

DANIELA AMICIZIA (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures

LESSONS START

From October 2018.

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written test

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written exam: - 30 multiple-choice quizzes with 4 responses of which an exact one. For each correct answer 1 point, for each wrong answer or missing 0 points;

                         - a question/exsercise on epidemiology: 0 to 3 points.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
05/02/2019 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Sede d'esame aula 3 piano terra Polo Alberti
09/07/2019 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Sede d'esame aula 3 piano terra Polo Alberti
10/09/2019 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Sede d'esame aula A Dissal