Prevention sciences

A.Y. 2021/2022
4
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
MED/42 MED/44 MED/45
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Know the basic concepts and fields of action of hygiene and preventive medicine.
Be acquainted with the basic standards for preserving and promoting the health of both the individual and the community.
Be familiar with the principles of prevention and control of community and healthcare-associated infections.
Know the standards and practices for maintaining and promoting health in the workplace.
Acquire the ability to participate in the identification of the needs of individuals and community.
Know the methods of health education.
Know the methodologies and techniques for information and health education to individual, family and community thus contributing to nursing needs' satisfaction
Know the techniques of prevention and control of infections in nurse clinical practice.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to:
- illustrate the essential contents of the legislation on health protection and safety in the workplace related to health activities;
- know and understand the hygienic-preventive sciences regarding health determinants, risk factors, individual and community preventive strategies, interventions aimed at promoting the safety of healthcare workers and patients.
Course syllabus and organization

Sezione: Cernusco

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Amendola Antonella
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Falbo Sara
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours

Sezione: Crema

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours

Sezione: Don Gnocchi

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Pariani Elena
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Lusignani Maura
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Bonzini Matteo

Sezione: Fatebenefratelli

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal Lesson
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal Lesson
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal Lesson
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Binda Sandro
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Bonzini Matteo

Sezione: IEO

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Binda Sandro
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Bonzini Matteo

Sezione: Istituto Tumori

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Romano' Luisa
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Depalma Letizia
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Colosio Claudio

Sezione: Lodi

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Ferrari Luca

Sezione: Magenta

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Binda Sandro
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Bonzini Matteo

Sezione: Niguarda

Responsible
More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Pariani Elena
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Lusignani Maura
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Bonzini Matteo

Sezione: Policlinico

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Romano' Luisa
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Ronchi Silvia
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours

Sezione: Rho

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Guttadauro Renzo
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Radice Barbara
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Bollati Valentina

Sezione: Sacco

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal Lesson
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal Lesson
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal Lesson
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Rimoldi Matteo
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Carrer Paolo

Sezione: San Carlo

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Binda Sandro
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Bonzini Matteo

Sezione: San Donato

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Costa Elena
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Bersani Viviana
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Ferrari Luca

Sezione: San Giuseppe

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Binda Sandro
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Borghi Silvana
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Fustinoni Silvia

Sezione: San Paolo

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
The concept of health
- From health to disease
- Natural history of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Introduction to epidemiology
- Sources of statistical and health data
- Measures in epidemiology
- Health indicators
- Descriptive epidemiology
Health prevention and promotion
- Principles and methods
Principles of prevention of non-communicable diseases
- Primary prevention
- Secondary prevention
Principles of prevention of communicable diseases
- Prevention
- Vaccines and vaccinations
Principles of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases by route of transmission:
- Infectious diseases transmitted by fecal-oral route
- Air-borne infectious diseases
- Infectious diseases transmitted by parenteral/sexual route
- Vector-borne infectious diseases
Teaching methods
Frontal Lesson
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
Occupational Medicine: Fundamental concepts, legislation, hazard definition and classification of risk agents.
Occupational disease and injuries.
Current legislation.
Chemical risk factors.
Allergic dermatopathies and bronchopneumopathies
Occupational cancers and carcinogens
Physical agents: Musculoskeletal disorders
Stress and work; shift work
Biological monitoring and health surveillance.
Teaching methods
Frontal Lesson
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
Course syllabus
1. Main national and international programs on health promotion (e.g. WHO, Declaration of Alma Ata)
2. Methods and techniques for information
3. Methods for individual, family and community health education
4. Infection prevention interventions in nursing care (e.g. hand hygiene, application of individual protection devices, preparation of a sterile field, handling of sterile devices, use of antiseptics/disinfectants, isolation)
Teaching methods
Frontal Lesson
Teaching Resources
Auxilia F, Pontello M. Igiene e sanità Pubblica. I fondamenti della prevenzione. Padova: Piccin, 2011
Barbuti S, Fara GM, Giammanco G. Igiene e medicina preventiva. (3ed). Milano: Monduzzi, 2011
Lanciotti E. Igiene per le professioni sanitarie. Milano: McGrow-Hill, 2012
Bertazzi PA. Medicina del Lavoro. Lavoro Ambiente e Salute. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2013
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Binda Sandro
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Ferrara Paolo
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Colosio Claudio