Definition, objectives and fields of action of epidemiology
Epidemiological measurements and data sources
Health status studies: generalities; assessment of the health status of a community; quality assessment and health interventions.
METHODOLOGY OF SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION
Tools for the research of medical-scientific literature and its management.
Methodologies of scientific presentation (abstract/paper/poster/pitch)
Preparation for writing and reading a scientific work.
Population and sample definitions.
Quantitative and qualitative variables.
Descriptive statistical analysis
Statistical inferential analysis
Hypothesis of difference, association and correlation
Regression and multivariate analysis
PRINCIPLES OF BIOENGINEERING AND MEDICAL INFORMATICS - BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION
Medical Computing: hardware, software, processing and classification systems
Statistical and informatics methods to aid medical decision making: Conditional Probability, Bayes Theorem, Diagnostic Test, ROC curve, Cluster analysis, risk models
Biomedical signals and instrumentation: signals, signal acquisition, signal sampling, signal processing mathematical models, biomedical instrumentation, diagnostic imaging devices, therapeutic and prosthetic devices
Total mechanical energy conservation.
Density and pressure.
Laminar and turbulent motion.
Motor work of the heart. Surfactants and breathing.
Sounds. Electric charge. Conductors and insulators.
Electric field. Gauss Theorem. Capacity.
Magnetic field. Electric currents and magnetic field.
Lorentz force. Electromagnetic induction.
MEDICAL METHODOLOGY - THE EXPERIMENTAL AND OBSERVATIONAL SCIENTIFIC METHOD
The description of phenomena in medicine
The historical evolution of medical progress
MEDICAL ETHICS AND DEONTOLOGY
General classification of the profession, relationship with other health care professions;
The ethic code
Medical treatment and personal freedom