cod. 18017

Academic year 2014/15
2° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Igiene generale e applicata (MED/42)
Formazione interdisciplinare
Type of training activity
42 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
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Integrated course unit module: PRINCIPLES OF ODONTOIATRICS

Learning objectives

Students should acquire knowledge and understanding about primary, secondary and tertiary prevention and their practical applications; they also should understand aspects related to epidemiology and prevention of infectious and non-infectious diseases and have knowledge of environmental hygiene and human nutrition


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Course unit content

Fundamental concepts of epidemiology and prevention of infectious of not infectious diseases. Measures and strategies of prevention. The levels of preventive intervention; chemoprophylaxis and immunoprophylaxis of infectious diseases.

Full programme

Concept health
Definition and within of application
General epidemiology of infectious disease
Origin of infections,ways of transmission .
Factors favoring the appearance of infections.
Ways of appearance of infections in the population.
Preventive Medicine
Purposes and the methods of the prevention
Prevention of infections
Discovery and inactivation of infection sources, interruption of transmission chains; increase of resistance to infections
General principles of prevention of not infectious disease
Tertiary, secondary, primary prevention
Prevention blood transmissible infections
Hospital infections
Hygiene of environment


Igiene- S.Barbuti e Alt.-Edit.MonduzziIII ED (2011)
Igiene in Odontoiatria-M.TMontagna,P.Castiglia,G.Liguori,M.Quarto
Edit.Monduzzi 2004


Teaching methods

Lectures with use of audiovisual

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

Other information

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