PUBLIC HEALTH, HEALTH EDUCATION AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To know the main risk factors related to lifestyles, their identification and prevention interventions, to be applied in the specific field of study.
No prerequisites required.
Course contents summary
Concepts of health, risk factor and lifestyle
Epidemiological studies for the identification of risk factors.
Determinants of Health
Health education and health promotion
Definition of health, risk factor, lifestyle.
Determinants of health and diseases.
Primary, secondary and tertiary prevention.
Descriptive epidemiological measures.
Measures of association (relative risk, attributable risk, odds ratio) Epidemiological studies for the identification of risk factors and evaluation of preventive interventions
Lifestyles as determinants of health.
Health education, health education and health promotion.
Didactic materials which will be available to students on the Elly platform (https://elly.medicina.unipr.it).
Signorelli C. Igiene e Sanità Pubblica. Roma: Società Editrice Universo, 2019.
Barbuti e coll. Igiene. Bologna: Monduzzi Editore, 2014.
Gruppo di Lavoro Scienze Motorie per la Salute-SItI. Il guadagno di salute attraverso la promozione dell'attività fisica. Evidenze scientifiche e attività di campo. Roma: Società Editrice Universo, 2014. Educational materials downloadable from the institutional website Elly Medicina.
The course will be held through lectures to Students either in the classroom (“in presenza”) or in synchronous-streaming (“in telepresenza”) on the Teams platform. Therefore, the opportunity of Student/Teacher interaction will be preserved both face to face and remotely, by the simultaneous use of the Teams platform.
Lectures will be supported by slide presentations, which will be available to students on the Elly platform (https://elly.medicina.unipr.it).
Assessment methods and criteria
In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide http://selma.unipr.it/).
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (https://sea.unipr.it/it/servizi/le-eli-che-supporto-studenti-con-disabil...)