Objective of the course is to prepare the student to the concepts of specific determinants of health and illness, to the evaluation and management of different types of risk, including biological risk in the laboratory. Provide the basis for epidemiology and prevention of comunicable and non-comunicable diseases, molecular and environmental epidemiology.
Objective of the course is to develop statistical and methodological abilities applied to the analysis of biological/biomedical events by the presentation and application of: i) the principal tools of statistical data gathering, measurement and analysis and ii) the basics in data management and analysis using comprehensive statistical software
Hygiene, Epidemiology and Prevention. Environmental Hygiene. Risk Assessment. Biomarkers. Water Pollution and Health. Air pollution and Health. Waste management and Health. General epidemiology of non-communicable diseases. Prevention of non-communicable diseases. General principles for primary and secondary prevention of non-communicable diseases. Epidemiology and Prevention of Genetic 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.
Methods and techniques for data gathering; Monovariate analysis of data; Bivariate data relationships; An outline of probability computing and statistical inference
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
Biostatistica - M.Pagano, K.Gauvreau - II edizione italiana, Idelson-Gnocchi
ad hoc materials will be distributed during the course (http://studium.unict.it/dokeos/2016/)