The aim of this course is to introduce the basic concepts of descriptive statistics , to learn and acquire skills in relation to the collection , the description, the interpretation and the use of probability distributions in an appropriate manner of the data collected on a collective of patients or other experimental units.
At the end of the course the student will know the meaning of health indicators, the general health situation of our country, possess the notions of epidemiological methodology for reading and interpreting the scientific work, know the basics of prevention of infectious and non-infectious diseases, possess general notions of organization, planning and health economics, communication and health management.
The steps of the statistical survey
Series and sequences
Frequency Distributions double and multiple
Tables a double entry
Relative Frequencies in tables a double entry
Tables of line profiles, profiles column, total profiles
Statistics for the description, exploration and comparison of the data: Measures of central tendency
Measures of variability
Measures of asymmetry
Correlation and Regression
Probability: Foundations and rules
Central Limit Theorem
Objectives and methods of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health. Disease models. Prevention of infectious and chronic degenerative diseases. Risk factors and prevention in living and working environments. Care-associated infections. The communication for the protection and promotion of health. Definitions. Mode of communication and communication models. The health system in Italy. The evolution of National Health Service in Italy. The basic level of assistance (LEA). The financing of health care in Italy. The corporatization in health.
The health planning, general aspects, the programming, the National Health Plan (PSN) and Regional Health Plans (RDP)
Accreditation. The health management, managerial skills, managerial activities: planning and target selection, negotiate the budget, management control, the clinical governance, the promotion of quality, efficiency, effectiveness, clinical appropriateness, organizational appropriateness.
Statistica Applicata, M. Castino, E. Roletto - Padova editore Piccin
G. Agazzotti. Igiene Medicina Preventiva e del territorio. Sorbona
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