Epidemiologia, prevenzione e sanità pubblica

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
MED/42 SECS-S/05
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
To be acquainted with fundamental notions and methodology of statistics useful for identifying, understanding and interpreting biomedical phenomena
To acquire the ability to evaluate health epidemiological data and use them for the construction of preventive-educational intervention and health promotion in the individual, in the family and in communities.
To know and to understand the tools and the basic methodology to develop and use specific concepts of the epidemiological discipline in the prevention of infectious diseases and chronic-degenerative diseases to be applied in the area of Public Health at territorial and hospital level.
To understand the importance of planning and conducting epidemiological studies with related risk measures and their interpretation.
To understand the concepts of risk factors and health/disease determinants in a perspective of prevention both in the territorial area and in health facilities.
To acquire knowledge of the principles of vaccination, the types of vaccines and their methods of use.
To understand the concept of food hygiene and health safety, the dangers and risks associated with food contamination and the strategies for the prevention and control of foodborne diseases (MTA).
Expected learning outcomes
Be acquainted with fundamental notions and methodology of statistics useful for identifying, understanding and interpreting biomedical phenomena
Be able to evaluate health epidemiological data and use them for the construction of preventive-educational intervention and health promotion in the individual, in the family and in communities.
Know the tools and the basic methodology to develop and use specific concepts of the epidemiological discipline in the prevention of infectious diseases and chronic-degenerative diseases to be applied in the area of Public Health at territorial and hospital level.
Know the importance of planning and conducting epidemiological studies with related risk measures and their interpretation.
Be acquainted with the concepts of risk factors and health/disease determinants in a perspective of prevention both in the territorial area and in health facilities.
Know the principles of vaccination, the types of vaccines and their methods of use.
Be acquainted with the concept of food hygiene and health safety, the dangers and risks associated with food contamination and the strategies for the prevention and control of foodborne diseases (MTA).
Course syllabus and organization

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Course syllabus
The syllabus is shared with the following courses:
- [D83-11](https://www.unimi.it/en/ugov/of/af20200000d83-11)
Igiene generale e applicata
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 4
Lessons: 40 hours
Statistica sociale
SECS-S/05 - SOCIAL STATISTICS - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours