Health Assistance

assistenza sanitaria
Bachelor
A.Y. 2020/2021
L/SNT4 - Health professions for preventive care
Bachelor
180
ECTS
Access
Limited enrollment with admission test
3
Years
Course location
Milano
Language
Italian

Health Assistance graduates are healthcare professionals engaged in preventive, promotional and educational activities in relation to health.

They perform professional duties autonomously, also through the use of specific techniques and instruments; offer educational, training and consulting services in sectors which call for their specific professional competence; work both individually and in collaboration with other healthcare, social and school professionals, calling upon the assistance of support staff where necessary; assist in the training of support staff and contribute directly to the continuous updating of their professional profile.

Health Assistance graduates:

  • work with individuals, families, and communities;
  • identify health needs and prevention, educational and recovery priorities;
  • assist with family planning programmes and health, and socio-affective education initiatives;
  • partake in activities organised departmentally, both at the district and hospital levels, assuming duties relating to inter-professional relations, particularly in connection with departments engaged in the implementation of projects and goals identified by national, regional and local health planning.

Graduates in Health Assistance can pursue careers in National Health System facilities (hospitals and Local Health Authorities) and/or regional Environmental Protection Agencies, regional Health Departments responsible for the organisation and evaluation of health services, and the planning and implementation of educational initiatives dedicated to the provision of further and permanent training in relation to the healthcare network.

Graduates can also assist in the provision of training through tutorials and the coordination of internships, and directly contribute to the continuous updating of their professional profile and research.

They can also assume the above-mentioned roles in facilities in the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Policy.

They can work in public and private facilities, also those certified in accordance with current regulations, and in the non-profit sector, in a freelance or employed capacity.

Employment statistics (Almalaurea)

Admission: Limited enrolment with admission test.

English language

Students are expected to attain level B1 proficiency in English.

Proficiency may be certified at the time of matriculation by submitting a certificate of level B1 language proficiency or better, or by sitting the SLAM (University Language Centre) placement test during the first year of studies only, between September and December. Students who do not pass the test must follow the SLAM language courses and obtain appropriate certification within the year the plan of study calls for a language exam.

Mandatory

Courses list

year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Internship (first year) 14 350 Italian MED/50
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Biology and biochemistry 4 40 Italian BIO/10 BIO/13
- Biochemistry2
- Experimental biology2
Elements of anantomy and physiology 4 45 Italian BIO/09 BIO/16
- Human anatomy2
- Physiology2
Psyco-pedagogical and social sciences 7 70 Italian M-PED/01 M-PSI/01 MED/02 MED/50 SPS/07
- Applied medical techniques1
- General psychology2
- General sociology2
- Medical history1
- Theories and science of education and social education1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Epidemiology, prevention and public health 6 60 Italian MED/42 SECS-S/05
- Hygiene and public health4
- Social statistics2
Microbiology and pathology 6 63 Italian MED/04 MED/07 MED/09
- Experimental medicine and pathophysiology3
- Internal medicine1
- Microbiology and clinical microbiology2
Sociology of the health and law 6 60 Italian IUS/01 M-DEA/01 SPS/07 SPS/10
- Demology, ethnology and anthropology2
- General sociology1
- Private law2
- Urban and environmental sociology1
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Computer Science Course 3 30 Italian INF/01
English assessment B1 (2 ECTS) 2 0 Italian
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al primo anno, deve altresì maturare 2 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Internship (second year) 20 500 Italian MED/50
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Biophysiology of reproduction, sexology and andrology 6 60 Italian MED/03 MED/13 MED/40 MED/50
- Applied medical techniques2
- Endocrinology2
- Medical genetics1
- Obstetrics and gynaecology1
Community medicine 1 9 90 Italian MED/17 MED/35 MED/42 MED/50
- Applied medical techniques4
- Dermatological and venerological diseases1
- Hygiene and public health2
- Infectious diseases2
Health education and promotion 8 80 Italian M-PED/01 M-PED/03 M-PSI/01 MED/42 MED/50
- Applied medical techniques2
- General psychology2
- Hygiene and public health1
- Methodologies of teaching and special education1
- Theories and science of education and social education2
Medical sciences 7 70 Italian BIO/14 MED/09 MED/45 MED/49
- Applied medical techniques1
- Internal medicine3
- Pharmacology2
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Chidlhood and adolescence health and socio-emotional education 7 70 Italian M-PSI/04 MED/38 MED/39 MED/42 MED/50
- Applied medical techniques1
- Child neuropsychiatry1
- Developmental and educational psychology2
- General and subspecialty paediatrics2
- Hygiene and public health1
Health in the adult and elderly and health in neuropsychiatry 6 60 Italian MED/09 MED/25 MED/26 MED/33 MED/48 MED/50
- Applied medical techniques1
- Internal medicine1
- Musculoskeletal system diseases1
- Neurology1
- Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric1
- Psychiatry1
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al secondo anno, deve altresì maturare 2 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Internship (third year) 26 650 Italian MED/50
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Community medicine 2 6 60 Italian MED/01 MED/42 MED/50
- Applied medical techniques2
- Hygiene and public health2
- Medical statistics2
Workplace hygiene and emergency first aid 7 70 Italian MED/36 MED/41 MED/44 MED/45 MED/50 SPS/07
- Anaesthesiology1
- Applied medical techniques2
- Diagnostic imaging1
- General sociology1
- Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric1
- Occupational medicine1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Community medicine 3 4 40 Italian MED/13 MED/28 MED/30 MED/32
- Audiology1
- Endocrinology1
- Eye diseases1
- Oral diseases and dentistry1
Law, deontology, legal guardianship 9 90 Italian IUS/01 IUS/07 MED/42 MED/43 MED/50 SECS-P/07 SECS-P/10
- Applied medical techniques2
- Business administration and Management1
- Forensic medicine1
- Hygiene and public health1
- Labour law1
- Organization studies1
- Private law2
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final exam 7 0 Italian
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al terzo anno, deve altresì maturare 2 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
Location
Milano
Course locations
Sede Corso di Laurea presso Dipartimento di Scienze biomediche per la salute - via Pascal, 36/38 - Milano
L'attività didattica relativa al corso di laurea in Assistenza Sanitaria si svolge presso le strutture didattiche allocate presso Città Studi o presso strutture sanitarie accreditate dal servizio sanitario nazionale ed enti convenzionati identificati dal Collegio Didattico interdipartimentale.

The tuition fees for students enrolled in Bachelor's, Master's and single-cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments with different calculation methods and payment schedules:

  • The amount of the first instalment is the same for all students
  • The amount of the second instalment varies according to the ISEE University value, the degree programme and the student status (on track / off track for one year or off track for more than a year) 
  • An additional fee is due for online programmes

The University also offers:

  • Concessions for students meeting high merit requirements
  • Diversified tuition fees according to the student's home country for international students with assets/income abroad
  • Concessions for international students with refugee status

Scholarships and benefits

The University provides a range of financial benefits to students meeting special requirements (merit, financial or personal conditions, international students).

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Enrollment
First year enrolment:
Admission
Limited enrollment with admission test

Places available: 25

Call for applications

Please refer to the call for admission test dates and contents, and how to register.

Application for admission: from 13/07/2020 to 25/08/2020

Admission test date : 08/09/2020

Application for matriculation: from 14/10/2020 to 16/10/2020

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