Analysis of Needs and Evaluation in Healthcare Services

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students with theoretical and methodological tools useful for the development of knowledge in the field of needs analysis and performance evaluation of public health services, with both local and international perspective. Indicators will be analyzed to assess the quality of health services offered to the population focusing on its all dimensions, including the safety of care. The main clinical-assistance and preventive processes will be evaluated, with reference to the patients' pathways both intra and extra-hospital and to their government. The principles of global health will be discussed; global health focuses on the health of the most vulnerable populations and people, which are set in a multi-disciplinary and sustainable field, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will know how to interpret and analyze the data that contribute to define the current and emerging health needs of the population and that are necessary to translate health needs into service supply.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
First trimester
All the lessons will be on TEAMS, recorded in ARIEL
Course syllabus
The course will give to students the tools to evaluate the helath systems at local and International level. During the course will be discussed the principles of global health
Prerequisites for admission
Students who attended lessons will be given the possibility to have their examination just at the end of the course
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Lessons used during lessons
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written examination with 20 questions multiple choice
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 6
Lessons: 40 hours