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School of Medicine
MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Course unit
OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE (MOD. PUBLIC HEALTH) (Logistica Treviso)
MEP4062705, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2014/15

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. 2018/19
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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 MED/44

Integrated course for this unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
MEP4062702 PUBLIC HEALTH AND OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE AND FORENSIC MEDICINE VINCENZO BALDO

Mutuating
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
MEP4069163 OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE (MOD. PUBLIC HEALTH) (Logistica Treviso) PIERO MAESTRELLI ME1726

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
Lecture 4.0 48 52.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
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)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Case study
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Working in group
  • Problem solving

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Good Health and Well-Being Quality Education Gender Equality Decent Work and Economic Growth