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TECHNIQUES IN ADVANCED EPIDEMIOLOGY

CODE 67772
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 7 cfu during the 1st year of 9279 SCIENZE INFERMIERISTICHE E OSTETRICHE(LM/SNT1) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/42
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    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 has the following objectives:

    - providing knowledges to the basic epidemiology concepts;

    - providing knowledges to apply the main measures used in epidemiology (frequency and association measures);

    - providing knowledges to the basic concepts of demography and to know the technical of standardization;

    - providing knowledges to know and to plan the main types of epidemiological studies (descriptive, cross-sectional, case-control, cohort studies);

    - providing knowledges to the methodology of clinical trials;

    -providing knowledges to the concepts and model of epidemiology monitoring with attention to the syndromic surveillance system;

    - providing knowledges to understand the epidemiology relevance for health planning and to develop the critical abilities to evaluate the results of clinical and epidemiological studies.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course is developed through distance learning mode (FAD mode).

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    - Introduction to the epidemiology: definition, methodology of the prevention and objectives; 

    - Principal measures used in epidemiology: frequencies or absolute values, relationships, proportions, rates and measures of the risk;

    - Prevalence, density and cumulative incidence;

    - Comparing the frequency of an event in two populations: direct and indirect standardization;

    - The epidemiological method: the principal types of epidemiological studies (descriptive, transversal, case control,     cohort and experimental studies);

    - Introduction to the meta-analysis;

    - The models of epidemiological surveillance with attention to the syndromic surveillance. 

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    - Lopalco PL, Tozzi AE "Epidemiologia facile Il pensiero scientifico"

    - Jekel JF, Katz DL, Elmore JG "Epidemiologia, biostatistica e medicina preventiva" EdiSES

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    ANNAMARIA BAGNASCO (President)

    CLAUDIA CANTONI

    FRANCESCA LANTIERI

    ANTONIETTA MARIA MARTELLI

    ANDREA ORSI

    GIANLUCA CATANIA (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    The lessons will start in the first 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
    01/04/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto La parte orale del I appello si svolgerà mercoledì 6 aprile in aula A del dipartimento DISSAL
    14/04/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale La parte orale si terrà mercoledì 20 aprile a partire dalle ore 09,00 in aula A del DISSAL
    09/05/2022 12:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale La parte orale si terrà mercoledì 11 maggio a partire dalle ore 11,00 nel dipartimento DISSAL