Be able to:
-Use appropriate epidemiological and statistical tools to reduce the area of uncertainty in the detection and interpretation of clinical data and to evaluate diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic decisions.
-Define the concept of risk; define and list risk factors; describe and discuss the use of different methods (biochemical, clinical, instrumental) to study the natural history of acute and chronic diseases.
-Describe in a synthetic way the concepts of determinant and effect modifier and the measures of association between determinants and disease Discuss the methods of measuring time in medicine: risks, rates, survival curves Use epidemiological data to estimate the a priori probability of disease and for the correct use of risk factors Defining the levels and types of prevention, protection and health promotion Define the meaning and the limits of the screening tests most frequently used for the prevention of chronic degenerative diseases Define incidence, prevalence, mortality, lethality and indicate the methods of calculation.
-Discuss prevalence and incidence data of the most frequent diseases in the regional / national territory Describe methods for data collection in epidemiology (current data, pathology registries, targeted surveys, public databases);
-Describe the use of ICD (International Classification of Diseases).
-Describe the use of Disinfection, sterilization, asepsis, antisepsis, disinfestation,
-Describe the Hygienic and organizational problems in Health Services
-Define the problem of the Hospital Infections, mode of transmission of infectious diseases
-Describe the problems related to smoking and overweight
-Describe Research of medical-scientific literature (PubMed-Google
Scholar-Cochrane Library, etc.).
-Use of Bibliographic Management Tools (Mendeley-Endnote).
- know scientific presentation methodologies
(Abstract / paper / poster / pitch)
- Know the elements of writing a scientific work.
- read a systematic review of scientific literature.