GENERAL AND APPLIED HYGIENE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student must acquire knowledges of epidemiology and prophylaxis of infectious diseases. Moreover the student must acquire knowledge of the possible related risks of infection for pregnant women and the means of prevention
Course contents summary
Basic concepts of epidemiology and prevention of diseases preventable by vaccine
The prevention of major infectious diseases in pregnancy.
Definition and historical evolution.
Action strategies for health promotion.
Work ‘s instruments; the skills; the need to research
Health’s concept and its evolution.
The educational intervention and its features.
General contents of prevention; difficulties and limitations.
Epidemiology and prevention of main infectious diseases of obstetrician interest.
Basic knowledge of epidemiology and prevention of:
Influenza, Tuberculosis, Measles, Mumps , Pertussis
Basic concepts of epidemiology and prevention of blood transmissible diseases:
Viral hepatitis (B, C;)
Basic concepts of epidemiology and prevention of main diseases / infections in pregnancy:
Igiene.Barbuti et altri
Edit. Monduzzi-III Edizione(2011)
Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the module includes an oral examination for evaluating the knowledge and understanding of the content from the students.