|Responsible unit:||Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health Department|
|Course/CS Responsible:||Master Degree Course in Public Health|
|Acronym||No. of Students||Study Plan||Curricular Years||Credits UCN||Credits ECTS||Contact hours||Total Time|
|MSP||13||Master Degree Public Health - Official Plan12||1||-||3||27||81|
|Ana Cristina Correia dos Santos|
|Raquel Lucas Calado Ferreira|
|Ana Azevedo Cardoso de Oliveira|
|Bárbara Neves Peleteiro|
|Fabio Miguel Azevedo Araujo|
Lectures by specialists in topics related to the epidemiology of different groups of highly-frequent chronic diseases (cancer, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases, rheumatic diseases and diabetes) will allow students to know the specificities of each nosological group and the corresponding implications in the study of the burden of disease in the population. A lecture by primary care professionals will show the provider’s perspective of the management of chronic disease.
Chronic diseases. Mortality, morbidity and prevention.
Epidemiology of musculoskeletal conditions.
Epidemiology of respiratory diseases.
Epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases.
Death and dying from chronic disease.
Chronic disease management in primary care.
Group presentations on preventive strategies for chronic diseases.