Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Legnago)

Legal, bioethic and deontological principles of professional practice (2018/2019)

Course code
4S000034
Credits
4
Coordinator
Federica Bortolotti

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
DEONTOLOGIA E REGOLAMENTAZIONE DELL'ESERCIZIO PROFESSIONALE 1 MED/45-NURSING INF LE - 3° anno 2° sem Aldo Zattarin
MEDICINA LEGALE 1 MED/43-FORENSIC MEDICINE INF LE - 3° anno 2° sem Federica Bortolotti
BIOETICA 2 MED/02-MEDICAL HISTORY INF LE - 3° anno 2° sem Zeno De Battisti

Learning outcomes

The general aim of the course is to provide to the students the theoretical instruments for understanding the legal and professional ethics principles on which should be based their professional behaviour in the relationship with the patients, the colleagues and the physicians.
In particular, the teaching will be focused on providing the legal and ethical tools in order to develop an autonomous, competent and responsible professionalism suitable for facing the technical and legislative novelties.

Syllabus

- Forensic Medicine: principles from penal and civil codes useful for nursing practice
- Bioethics: the historical and scientific reasons of the birth of a new branch of knowledge. Principles of Bioethics
- Medical Deontology: principles which should lead the nurses in the relationship with the patients, the colleagues and the physicians.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam will be written including multiple choice tests and general queries

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Medicina legale Appunti delle lezioni 2018
L. Benci Aspetti giuridici della professione infermieristica (Edizione 6) McGraw Hill 2011
L. Papi Elementi di Medicina Legale per Infermieristica Pisa University Press 2013 978-88-6741-202-0
R. Sala Etica e bioetica per l'infermiere (Edizione 7) Carrocci Faber 2014
Viafora Corrado, Gaiani Alberto A lezione di bioetica. Temi e strumenti Franco Angeli 2016




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