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Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Course unit
OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE (MOD. PUBLIC HEALTH) (Logistica Padova)
MEP4062562, A.A. 2016/17

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2012/13

Information on the course unit
Degree course 6 years single cycle degree in
MEDICINE AND SURGERY (Ord. 2009)
ME1727, Degree course structure A.Y. 2009/10, A.Y. 2016/17
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 4.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE (MOD. PUBLIC HEALTH)
Department of reference Department of Medicine
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA

Lecturers
Teacher in charge PIERO MAESTRELLI

Integrated course for this unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
MEP4062560 PUBLIC HEALTH AND OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE AND FORENSIC MEDICINE VINCENZO BALDO

Mutuated
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
MEP4062803 OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE (MOD. PUBLIC HEALTH) (Logistica Padova) PIERO MAESTRELLI ME1727
MEP4069160 OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE (MOD. PUBLIC HEALTH) (Logistica Padova) PIERO MAESTRELLI ME1727

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses MED/44 Occupational Medicine 4.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 5th Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Group didactic activities 0.0 16 0.0 No turn
Lecture 4.0 32 68.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 27/02/2017
End of activities 09/06/2017
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2015 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus

Common characteristics of the Integrated Course unit

Specific characteristics of the Module

Course unit contents: Occupational medicine:
Definition, historical perspective, scope.
Organization of prevention in the work place:
Organizational and managerial tools.
Evaluation of occupational risks:
Definition of hazard and risk, principles of risk evaluation, quantification of hazards and methodology of risk evaluation; safety limits for health protection.
Risks and occupational diseases in health care work:
Chemical, physical, biological agents; sensitizing and carcinogenic agents; ergonomic and organizational risks.
Occupational diseases of respiratory tract, skin, muscle-joint-bone; occupational cancer; diseases due to noise, vibrations, metals, solvents and pesticides.
Regulatory issues:
General principles; reporting, recognition and compensation of occupational diseases.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Classes, group discussion, class practice exercises.
Additional notes about suggested reading: • P.A. Bertazzi. Medicina del Lavoro. R. Cortina Ed. 2013
• L. Alessio, G. Franco, F. Tomei. Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Piccin Ed. 2015 (per consultazione).
• Costituzione della Repubblica Italiana (art 32 e 41);
• DLL 9 aprile 2008, n.81;
• Tabella delle Malattie professionali (G.U. n. 169 del 21 luglio 2008).

Slide presentations; web sites suggested by the teacher.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)