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

A.Y. Credits
2022/2023 5
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Giuditta Fiorella Schiavano Students will be received on Monday 12.00-13.00 and Friday 10.00-11-00 by previous phone or e-mail appointment, in presence and online.
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
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

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

Supporting Activities

At the end of the course, students (attending and non-attending) can optionally carry out a formative self-assessment test, in order to verify the level of the preparation. This quiz will be available on the Moodle platform ›blended.uniurb.it. The date and method, will be communicated to the students in class at the beginning of the course.


Teaching, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Teaching

"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

Bonanni-Bonaccorsi-Maciocco. Manuale di igiene e sanità pubblica. Carocci Faber ed, 2021

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

Assessment

The lesson is organized in modules, the final exam is unique, however, the profit must be accurately assessed on each module.
For the Hygiene and health education of children Module, the exam will take place through an oral interview consisting of questions on at least 3 topics covered in the course.
The final evaluation is expressed in thirtieths.
For students with DSA certification, the applicable provisions are valid according to Law 170/2010.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Teaching

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

Attendance

Not mandatory.

Course books

Bonanni-Bonaccorsi-Maciocco. Manuale di igiene e sanità pubblica. Carocci Faber ed, 2021

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

Assessment

The lesson is organized in modules, the final exam is unique, however, the profit must be accurately assessed on each module.
For the Hygiene and health education of children Module, the exam will take place through an oral interview consisting of questions on at least 3 topics covered in the course.
The final evaluation is expressed in thirtieths.
For students with DSA certification, the applicable provisions are valid according to Law 170/2010.

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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