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EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PREVENTION: CURRENT TOPICS AND PERSPECTIVES

CODE 68175
ACADEMIC YEAR 2019/2020
CREDITS 2 credits during the 2nd year of 9279 NURSING AND OBSTETRICS (LM/SNT1) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/42
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (NURSING AND OBSTETRICS)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Epidemiology is the science that aims to analyze the illnesses in the populations, with particular respect to the study of the conditions and their determinants.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide the cognitive, methodological and behavioral tools, that allow to:
- Describe the health status of the population and to measure the frequency of health events;

- Proceed from the formulation of hypothesis to the evaluation of associations and causality through the descriptive, analytical and experimental epidemiological studies;

- Integrate some of the competences already acquired in the preceding progress with competences to read these problems from the point of view of the population in complex.

 

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

- Measuring the health events;

- Describing the health status of the population through the descriptive epidemiological studies;

- Assessing the associations in epidemiology using the cohort and case-control studies;

- Knowing the experimental epidemiological studies;

- The evaluation of the risks, the needs and the effectiveness in Public Health;

- Systematic reviews, meta-analysis and guidelines in medicine; 

- Epidemiological surveillance.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Epidemiologia di base (http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/43541/6/887266031_ita.pdf)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIANLUCA CATANIA (President)

ROBERTA CENTANARO (President)

DARIO BATTIONI

KETTY BULGARELLI

BRUNO CAVALIERE

LUCA GOGIOSO

GIANCARLO ICARDI

FRANCESCA LANTIERI

ANTONIETTA MARIA MARTELLI

LAURA TIBALDI

ANNAMARIA BAGNASCO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons.

LESSONS START

The lessons will start in the second semester.

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The examination test is formed by multiple-choice question and exercises.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
15/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale 15 Giugno 2020 ore 9 esami scritti II semestre 16 Giugno 2020 ore 9 esami orali II semestre
06/07/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale 6 luglio 2020 ore 10 Scritto e ore 14 Orale
15/09/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
01/10/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale