General principles of Hygiene and prevention
• Health concept and its evolution
• Natural history of infectious and chronic diseases
• Risk factors. primary, secondary and tertiary
• Definition and uses of epidemiology
• Descriptive studies: objectives and methodology
• Measurements in epidemiology
• Case studies: objectives and methodology. cohort studies and case-control. assessment of risk: absolute risk, relative and attributable.
• Experimental studies: objectives and methodology
Epidemiology and general prophylaxis of infectious diseases: Origin, transmission, engraftment and development of infections in the community. Epidemiological models.
• Direct Prophylaxis on the sick:
or notification, isolation, absence, health surveillance, epidemiological investigation, direct and indirect diagnostic tests.
• Prophylaxis direct environment:
or disinfection. selection criteria and disinfection practices.
or sterilization: selection criteria and sterilization practices.
o The disinfestation: selection criteria and pest control practices.
• Direct Prophylaxis on healthy:
o Vaccine prophylaxis
or immune serum injection
Epidemiology and general prevention of chronic degenerative diseases (*)
health education principles: Objectives, principles and communication methodologies. for health education tools. (*)
Hospital hygiene (*): The care-associated infections (ICPA). Hand hygiene. hospital indoor pollution. Errors in healthcare.
Health and illness as collective phenomena: The food poisoning. Domestic accidents (*).
Healthcare integration Hospital-Territory (*)