GENERAL AND APPLIED HYGIENE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student is expected to gain knowledge of fundamental elements regarding:- the education to the health;- the national and international sanitary organization; -the general aspects of hospital infections.
Course contents summary
Education to the health National and international sanitary organization Hospital infections
Concept of health
Elements of epidemiological methodology
Epidemiological measures, types of epidemiological studies
Concept of Risk Factor and Cause of Disease
General epidemiology of infectious diseases
The sources of infection, modes of transmission.
Factors favoring the occurrence of infections.
Modes of occurrence of infection in the population
Discovery and inactivation of the sources of infection, interruption of transmission chains, increase resistance to infection
Primary prevention, Secondary prevention Tertiary prevention
Prevention of infections with blood (HBV, HCV, HDV, HIV)
Air - Air Pollution: causes, the main atmospheric contaminants.
Drinking water - hints on sources of supply and the possibility of pollution.
Criteria for drinking, cleaning methods
Education to the health
National and international sanitary organization
IGIENE E MEDICINA PREVENTIVA Barbuti S., Bellelli E., Fara G.M., Gianmanco G.Ed. Monduzzi (II edizione)
Oral lesson Oral exam
Assessment methods and criteria