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

Legal, bioethic and deontological principles of professional practice (2019/2020)

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 LEG - 3° anno 2° sem Aldo Zattarin
MEDICINA LEGALE 1 MED/43-FORENSIC MEDICINE INF LEG - 3° anno 2° sem Federica Bortolotti
BIOETICA 2 MED/02-MEDICAL HISTORY INF LEG - 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, which should inspire 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 skills suitable for facing the new aspects coming from the technical and legislative advancements.

Syllabus

The course includes three different modules:

- 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
- PROFESSIONAL DEONTOLOGY: principles which should inspire 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
P. Arbarello, T. Feola, M. Arcangeli Medicina legale per le professioni sanitarie. Diritto. Deontologia. Legislazione sociale Edizioni Minerva Medica 2010
L. Papi Elementi di Medicina Legale per Infermieristica Pisa University Press 2013 978-88-6741-202-0
Silingardi Enrico Medicina Legale per i Corsi di Laurea ad orientamento Giuridico e Triennali (Edizione 1) Edizioni Idelson-Gnocchi 1908 srl 2020




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