To prepare the student to the concepts of specific determinants of health and illness, to the evaluation and management of different types of risk and to provide the basis for epidemiology and prevention.
To develop statistical and methodological abilities applied to the analysis of biological/biomedical events by: i) the principal tools of statistical data collection, measurement and analysis and ii) the basics in data management and analysis
The course includes lectures in which continuous interaction with the students is encouraged, and exercises in the classroom and in the laboratory to develop the ability to apply the knowledge acquired during the course.
Should teaching be carried out in mixed mode or remotely, it may be necessary to introduce changes with respect to previous statements, in line with the programme planned and outlined in the syllabus.
Learning assessment may also be carried out on line, should the conditions require it.
The course includes lectures in which continuous interaction with students and exercises in the classroom are performed, using elementary statistical software, namely Excel by Microsoft, with examples to apply the knowledge acquired during the course.
Hygiene, Epidemiology and Prevention. Environmental Hygiene. General epidemiology of non-communicable diseases. Prevention of non-communicable diseases. General principles for primary and secondary prevention of non-communicable diseases. National Prevention Plan. Screening of cancer. Requirements and general measures of biohazards management .General epidemiology of infections and infectious diseases. General principles of infectious diseases prevention. Active and passive immunization.
1. G. Gilli. PROFESSIONE IGIENISTA MANUALE DELL'IGIENE AMBIENTALE E TERRITORIALE. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana
2. Ruggenini Moiraghi, GM Grasso IL RISCHIO BIOLOGICO NEI LABORATORI: EPIDEMIOLOGIA, VALUTAZIONE E PREVENZIONE CG Edizioni Medico Scientifiche
3. Barbuti S., Fara G.M., Giammanco G. – IGIENE, MEDICINA DI COMUNITÀ E SANITÀ PUBBLICA. Edizione EDISES 2014.
4. Paul A. Schulte. Molecular Epidemiology: Principles and Practices. 1993.
During the course other texts and documents mostly in English language will be recommended
For descriptive statistics: PDF manual chapter 1 published on studium
For mathematical statistics and inference: Wayne W. Daniel, Chad I. Cross, Biostatistica, EdiSES