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HYGIENE AND HEALTH EDUCATION OF CHILDREN
IGIENE E EDUCAZIONE ALLA SALUTE DELL'INFANZIA

A.Y. Credits
2019/2020 5
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Giuditta Fiorella Schiavano Students will be received by appointment on Thursday and Friday from 10.00 to 12.00, at Palazzo Albani (Via Timoteo Viti 10 Urbino). On specific request, students may also be received on other days.
Teaching in foreign languages
Course with optional materials in a foreign language English
This course is entirely taught in Italian. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Educational Sciences (L-19)
Curriculum: EDUCATORE DEI SERVIZI EDUCATIVI PER L'INFANZIA
Giorno Orario Aula
Giorno Orario Aula

Learning Objectives

 The main objective of the course is to enable future educators to understand that:

- health education is a primary educational need;

- it is necessary to identify and analyze health-related factors;

- prevention is fundamental  to maintaining the health of a population;

- we must contribute to the realization of Health Education programs.

Program

Acquisition of the basic concepts of health education of children, health promotion and healthcare.

Epidemiology and prevention of the principal infectious diseases, with particular reference to those of childhood and adolescence:  vaccines, mandatory vaccinations, vaccination schedule, immunoglobulins and passive immunoprophylaxis; definitions of notification, isolation, cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, disinfestation.

Preventive measures and control of infectious risk in infant communities: the behavior of educator personnel, child hygiene, hygiene of objects used by the child, hygiene of the environment.

Nutrition hygiene: the main nutrients and food groups, indications for proper nutrition. Feeding at the nest: natural and artificial feeding, complementary feeding, feeding for 1 to 3 years, special diets.

Food hygiene and safety: food hygiene and health safety, food contamination, food preservation and control methods.

Notions of the epidemiology and prevention of chronic-degenerative illnesses. Obesity in childhood,  allergies and intolerances, diabetes.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Knowledge and understanding ability: student, through participation in frontal teaching activities and independent individual study, will need to know the basics of hygiene and understand the concepts of health, prevention and health education in childhood.

Application of knowledge and understanding: student must be able to process the acquired knowledge, to assessment of the risk in the context of the child community and to identify the relevant prevention and control measures; must be able to learn about the health and hygiene aspects of food and the nutritional aspects of nutrition in childhood.

Judgement autonomy: student will have to be able to critically formulate the concepts and to independently deepen his knowledge.These skills will be acquired in the classroom discussions with the teacher and between colleagues in classroom interaction, as well as in discussion of the exam.

Communication ability: student will have to be able to indipendently develop the knowledge acquired in the course.

Learning ability: student must be able to apply the acquired knowledge to carry out educational interventions to promote health and to protect and promote the health of the child in childhood communities.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

"Classroom" teaching and group activities to develop the subjects dealt with during the class lessons. Planning of an educational program of health promotion or disease prevention for application in the infant

Attendance

Not mandatory.

Course books

Barbuti S., Fara G.M., Giammanco G., Carducci A., Coniglio M.A., D’Alessandro D., Montagna M.T., Tanzi M.L., Zotti C.M. Igiene. III ediz., Monduzzi, Bologna, 2011.

Romano Spica V, Brandi G. Igiene, Educazione alla salute e Sanità Pubblica. Antonio Delfino Editore, 2013.

Assessment

The exam is oral but the assessment of learning requires a written self-assessment test. The written format has been adopted in order to ensure that the knowledge acquired during the entire course is assessed in an objective manner. This modality is deemed to be able to correctly evaluate the achievement of both the general and specific training objectives. The self- assessment test (minimum score 18/30) can be considered  valid for one (1) academic year.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Didactics

The program and teaching materials are the same for both attending and non-attending students.

Attendance

Not mandatory.

Course books

Barbuti S., Fara G.M., Giammanco G., Carducci A., Coniglio M.A., D’Alessandro D., Montagna M.T., Tanzi M.L., Zotti C.M. Igiene. III ediz., Monduzzi, Bologna, 2011.

Romano Spica V, Brandi G. Igiene, Educazione alla salute e Sanità Pubblica. Antonio Delfino Editore, 2013.

Assessment

The exam is oral but the assessment of learning requires a written self-assessment test. The written format has been adopted in order to ensure that the knowledge acquired during the entire course is assessed in an objective manner. This modality is deemed to be able to correctly evaluate the achievement of both the general and specific training objectives. The self- assessment test (minimum score 18/30) can be considered  valid for one (1) academic year.

Notes

Attending students are allowed to take notes in class to be used exclusively for personal use. They are not authorized to record lessons, to give them to anyone else or to make commercial use of them without my prior written permission.

Communication via e-mail must be made only through the institutional mail assigned to the student.

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