High education

Ongoing or in-progress programs

First Level Master: Lifestyle Medicine

4rd edition A.A. 2020/2021

The general objective of the Master’s course is to train healthcare professionals involved in health and wellness promotion (individual and group/population) on the basic psychophysical conditions that must be guaranteed to achieve healthy aging. It also addresses effective interventions aimed to prevent or minimize possible risk factors for chronic diseases while promoting healthy behaviors in accordance with the principles of hygiene and preventive and predictive medicine.

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First Level Master for the Management of Chronicity

. The Master aims to train healthcare professionals (e.g., doctors, nurses, and other professionals in the health and social care sector) according to interdisciplinary and multi-professional principles. This educational path will enable them to work in various activities for the prevention, management and treatment of fragility/chronicity at the regional or local level. Specifically, the Master will provide advanced specialist training to implement a Regional Plan for Chronic Disease, in compliance with the guidelines of the Local Health Authorities.

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First Level Master: Family and community nursing

4th edition A.A. 2019/2020

This Master deals with the following topics:

  • socio-sanitary issues;
  • models of integrated organization of socio-sanitary services,
  • conceptual models of family and community nursing;
  • care models in family and community nursing;
  • integrated care pathways (ICPs) for major chronic diseases;
  • types of research and methodology used to devise and implement effective interventions in nursing practices; and
  • educational process for chronic patients, their families and the community.

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First level Master in Nursing Care in the Medical Area: Clinical complexity, care and instability of chronic disease patients

The Master aims to develop advanced skills in the management of complex care situations in the chronic care area through the use of technologically innovative tools and the implementation of processes for the development of quality care. The participants will acquire advanced skills in the following areas: care, relational-educational and organizational.

An essential feature of teaching is the interdisciplinarity, with which to address some fundamental issues such as the definition of the methodologies of evidence-based practice, tutorship – an indispensable tool for learning from practice – and patient care management.

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Advanced course for Primary Nursing Trainers

This advanced course aims to develop knowledge, skills and methods useful to become primary nursing trainers and to collaborate, as a result, with nursing managers and coordinators in the implementation of the primary nursing organizational model in public or private healthcare settings.

The course is the endpoint of a collaboration between the Department of Translational Medicine at UPO, the Local Health Authority of Biella and the Associazione Centro Studi Professioni Sanitarie (Cespi) of Turin. The course is part of a project aimed to support the General Directorates of Health Affairs that have joined the initiative. Concomitant with the implementation of Primary Nursing, a research study is being developed for the evaluation of the impact on clinical, organizational and personnel outcomes.

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Editions concluded

Professional refresher course:

Phytotherapy and Nutrition: a complex synergy
May-November 2019

Musculoskeletal pain management and rehabilitation
November 2019