Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.
The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.
Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Medicine Teaching and Student Services Unit.
To view all the exam sessions available, please use the Exam dashboard on ESSE3.
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The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.
At the end of the course the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge of:
• the nature and uses of epidemiology
• the epidemiological approach to defining and measuring the occurrence of healthrelated states in populations
• the strengths of epidemiological study designs
• the epidemiological approach to causation
• the contribution of epidemiology to the prevention of disease, the promotion of health
• some basic techniques to analyze demographic data ??
In addition, the student will be expected to have gained a variety of skills, including an ability to:
• describe the primary routes of infectious disease transmission
• recognize how infectious diseases are spread
• describe the principles of control of communicable disease
Principles of Epidemiology
• Definition, scope, uses epidemiology
• Types of data used in epidemiologic studies
• Measuring health and disease
• descriptive study
• analytical study
• Experimental studies
Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Prevention
• Chain of infection
• Method of transmission
• Timeline for infection
• Disinfection and Sterilization
Vaccine Preventable Diseases
• Diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, poliomyelitis, hepatitis B, bacterial meningitis
• measles, mumps, rubella, Chickenpox
Food and waterborne disease
• Bacterial meningitis
Blood and sexually trasmitted infection
• Epatiti B
• Epatiti C
Emerging and vector-borne disease
• Yellow fever
• Lyme disease
• Tick Borne Encephalitis
Written tes which consist of 6 open-endid questions and 16 multiple choice questions
There you will find information, resources and services useful during your time at the University (Student’s exam record, your study plan on ESSE3, Distance Learning courses, university email account, office forms, administrative procedures, etc.). You can log into MyUnivr with your GIA login details.
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