Public health and environmental medicine (clerkship)

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
Students attend the department of Occupational medicine and their activities are focused on training to manage the specific instrumental assessment of patients and workers
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course students must be able to:
- perform hearing loss assessment
- perform respiratory function assessment.
- perform biomechanical risk assessment at the workplace.
-interprete of the results and reposting.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lectures will still take place in classreoom; if the students can't reach the building we might consider alternative ways.
Course syllabus
Occupational medicine: clinical approach to workers and patients with occupational diseases.
Perform hearing loss assessment, perform respiratory function assessment, perform biomechanical risk assessment at the workplace.
Interpret of the results and reposting.
Prerequisites for admission
To take the Public Health and environmental Medicine exam, students must have already passed all the exams of the first and second year (Fundamentals of Basic Sciences, Cells, Molecules and Genes 1 and 2, Human Body, Functions and Mechanisms of Diseases).
Teaching methods
Lectures, Seminars. Clinical problem discussions will be used to consolidate technical and soft knowledge acquired during frontal lectures.
Teaching Resources
· Oxford Textbook of Public Health, Oxford University Press
Assessment methods and Criteria
Students' evaluation is assessed through one written multiple-choice examination at the end of the course. The professors or the IMS office informs the students about the results of the test.
The exam is deemed to be passed successfully if the final grade is equal to or higher than 18/30. In the event of a full grade (30/30) honors (lode) may be granted.
Registration to the exam through SIFA is mandatory.
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Professor: Colosio Claudio