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PUBLIC HEALTH

CODE 62665
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 16 cfu during the 2nd year of 8746 ODONTOIATRIA E PROTESI DENTARIA (LM-46) - 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

    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

    EUGENIO DEBBIA (President)

    ANNA MARCHESE (President)

    ANDREA ORSI (President)

    GIOVANNI FALSETTA

    DANIELA AMICIZIA (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    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
    14/01/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    11/02/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    07/06/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    01/07/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    02/09/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale