METODOLOGIA DELLA RICERCA SANITARIA E STATISTICA SOCIALE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to provide students with knowledge about the theoretical concepts and tools for statistical analysis and the definition of indicators aimed at understanding and evaluation of the phenomena and social services - health. Thanks to a teaching based also means of examples, the student will develop the ability to apply the concepts learned, using the methods of enabling the construction of indicators for the analysis of the demand of citizens at the local level and the evaluation of services and projects. At the end of the course, therefore, the student will be able to use the integrated systems of indicators for the evaluation of the socio - health.
examining "Methods of Nursing Research and Obstetrics 2", to which the module "Health research methodology and statistics pertains, may be
taken only after the completion of the tests of "Statistics and Research Methods
Nursing and Obstetrics "and" Methods Epidemiologic Study, Planning and
Evaluation of Health Services. "
Course contents summary
the course focuses on the importance and development of tools that allow the analysis and evaluation of phenomena and social and health services.
The medicine can offer people today care more effective, resulting in increase both life expectancy is the period with good quality of life, and these results were achieved with the continuous evolution of care, only possible when the search for base arrives at the patient. This research is defined health and moves from the laboratory, moves at the bedside, and observations of people, you reply to the laboratory. This type of search is commonly defined bidirectional translational research. A health care in line with scientific and technological progress must use the tool of research and perceive this as a real investment. E 'need to move away from the sole provision of medical attention on the health of citizens. To make sure that the communities should be guaranteed the fundamental principles of equitable distribution of resources and health services to the citizens is of paramount importance that there are valid indicators, which enable the evaluation of all the steps that make up the processes of planning and provision of health care. The course then explores the main instruments for measuring health benefits, the planning of the indicators showing that the achievement of the standards of care appropriate to ensure the LEA.
The course is divided roughly into two parts: the first is devoted to the illustration of the methodological framework construction and definition of social and health indicators
• the second is dedicated to the deepening of the techniques of social statistics and their application for health planning and for the analysis of demand. In the first part will be dealt with issues relating to:
• The measurement of socio-sanitary
• Definition and methodological principles related to social indicators
• Indicators and Measurement
• Review of the indicators by type
• Review the techniques of multivariate analysis and association: factorial (the main components to the correspondences), clusters, MDS, time series
In the second part will detail the use of indicators with precise examples with respect to the drafting of reports or the definition of programs in relation to the various areas of activity
• Hospital Care
• Analysis of case studies and production
• Use of nomograms of Barber and Gandy
• Support Territorial Indicators of consumption, offer • Evaluation of the density ratios external pressure and waiting times for access to benefits
• Analysis of basic medicine
• Analysis of home care
• Area of Socio-sanitariaValutazione disabilitàValutazione load assistenzialeEsemplificazioniProgettazione organizzativaCostruzione and validation of indicators for the analysis of process and outcome
• Evaluation of social and health projects
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a part of the lectures will be conducted by means of interactive lectures, even with the use of audiovisual aids. Will be fostered and encouraged discussion in the classroom with the students to the issues raised. The teaching methodology of the course also provides the performance, through individual and group work, exercises on data context for the construction of evaluation systems.
Assessment methods and criteria
learning and the degree of preparation is checked by oral examination. Alternatively, the oral exam you can prepare and discuss a written paper on a practical application of statistical methods learned. In such a case the theme and the elaborate index must be agreed with the teacher and sent via e-mail at least one week before the exam date. Both the oral questions that the work will need to bring the student to demonstrate that they have acquired knowledge and understanding of the content and skills needed to make connections and application examples in the health reality on the merits of the issues in the program.