PROPHYLAXIS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Provide basic concepts pertaining to epidemiologic aspects and prevention of infectious diseases from exposure in a professional context and the instruments necessary for prevenction.
Course contents summary
The student is expected to be familiar with the epidemiological and preventive aspects of the main infections to which he/she could be exposed in the course of occupational activities.
Infections of particular interest for professional reasons: orofecal transmission(HAV,S.tyhi); blood borne transmission (HBV,HDV,HCV,HIV);infections connected with traumas (Tetanus); Influenza.
Opportunities for prevention through vaccination: vaccines and vaccine strategies.
Barbuti Fara Giammanco et Al- Igiene III Ed. Monduzzi Editore 2011
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam end quiz