The course aims to introduce the basic concepts of Descriptive Statistics, to learn and acquire skills regarding the collection, description, interpretation and use of probability distributions in an appropriate way of the data collected on a collective of patients or other experimental units.
At the end of the course, the student will have to know the meaning of health indicators, the general health situation of our country, possess the notions of epidemiological methodology to read and interpret scientific works, know the fundamental concepts of prophylaxis of infectious and non-infectious diseases, have general notions of health organization, planning and economics, communication and health management.
Provide basic skills on organizational behavior with particular attention to the application dimension and managerial implications, with a multidisciplinary approach of psychological, sociological and economic matrix.
Stages of the statistical survey Data types Experimental designs Series and series Frequency distributions Double and multiple frequency distributions Double-entry tables Relative frequencies in double-entry tables Tables of row profiles, column profiles, total profiles Statistical graphs Statistics for description , exploration and comparison of data: Measures of central tendency Measures of variability Concentration Heterogeneity or mutability Measures of asymmetry Statistical relations Correlation and Regression Contingency tables Probability: Fundamentals and rules Bayes theorem Binomial distributions Central limit theorem Poisson distribution Gauss distribution
Objectives and methodologies of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health. Disease models. Prevention of infectious diseases and chronic degenerative diseases. Risk and prevention factors in living and working environments. Infections related to care. Communication for the protection and promotion of health. Definitions. Communication methods and communication models. The healthcare system in Italy. The evolution of the S.S.N. in Italy. The essential levels of assistance (LEA). The financing of healthcare? in Italy. Corporateization in healthcare ?. Health planning, general aspects, planning phases, National Health Plan (PSN) and Regional Health Plans (PSR) Accreditation. Health management, managerial skills, managerial activities: planning and choice of objectives, negotiating the budget, management control, "clinical governance", promoting quality, efficiency, effectiveness, clinical appropriateness, organizational appropriateness.
Organization and management; Personality and individual differences; Attitudes, emotions, perceptions and judgments; Motivation; Problem solving and decision making; Organizational stress and well-being; Groups and team building; Communication; Conflicts and negotiation; Power, politics and influence; Leadership.
Notes written by the teacher
• S. Barbuti. Hygiene Preventive Medicine Public Health. EdiSES • Material provided by the teacher
Pilati M., Tosi H., Organizational Behavior (III Ed.), EGEA, Milan, 2017.