Public health

A.Y. 2019/2020
Lesson for
7
Max ECTS
84
Overall hours
SSD
MED/42 SECS-P/06
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students with:
i) knowledge of the fundamental rules for preserving and promoting the health of the individual and of the communities and the principles and applications of preventive medicine;
ii) the understanding of the organization of Italian NHS including the issues of quality improvement and patient safety;
iii) the concept of global health and its essential elements to facilitate the understanding of the high-level phenomena impacting on health and influencing access to prevention and care for all;
iv) knowledge on the basic managerial dynamics that determine the governance and operations of a modern health organization.
Students:
i) consider the main determinants of health and disease;
ii) take adequate, preventive and protective actions against diseases, promoting the health of the individual and the community;
iii) understand the role of the professionals in the framework of the health care organizations and their leading role in quality improvement and patient safety;
iv) understand the key concepts of Global Health, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), international cooperation and the big challenges of migration health and climate changes;
v) have better understanding of role expectations connected to the exercise of the medical profession in the contemporary context of corporatization of health organizations.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Economia applicata
SECS-P/06 - APPLIED ECONOMICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Lega Federico
Igiene generale e applicata
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 6
Lessons: 72 hours
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Educational website(s)
Professor(s)
Reception:
Weekly - plese write to federico.lega@unimi.it
Department of Scienze Biomediche per la Salute - Via Pascal 36