cod. 1004878

Academic year 2021/22
3° year of course - First semester
- Michele MIRAGOLI
Academic discipline
Scienze tecniche mediche applicate (MED/50)
"scienze della prevenzione nell'ambiente e nei luoghi di lavoro"
Type of training activity
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: HEALTH AND CARE MANAGEMENT

Learning objectives

The health promotion course is included in the main topic of HEALTH AND CARE MANAGEMENT focusing on professional formation on work and live security environment. The course aims to share knowledge with the students about health promotion targeting mainly cardiovascular diseases. Moreover, the course aims to provide the methods and the autonomic learning ability together with their professional activity and specific communication skills.


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Course unit content

Students will acquire knowledge about health prevention and promotion with a special focus on cardiovascular diseases.
The first part of the course relies on a general description of health promotion and education, following the general guidelines expressed in the 1st international conference on Health Promotion (Ottawa 1986).
The second part of the course will describe the common cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension, myocardial hypertrophy, heart failure and infarction, the risk factors (nutrition, pollution) and preventive modalities for the person and the community.

Full programme

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Didactic material will be provided and downloadable from the website.

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam (either in the classroom or online via Teams platform). The student needs to demonstrate knowledge about the mitigation of the risk factors for reducing the impact of the common social diseases with particular emphasis on cardiovascular diseases, as well as the modality of health promotions.
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (

Other information

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