Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Vicenza)

Legal, bioethic and deontological principles of professional practice - MEDICINA LEGALE E BIOETICA

Course code
4S000034
Name of lecturer
Federica Bortolotti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/43 - FORENSIC MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VICENZA
Period
FISIO VI 3^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE dal Mar 4, 2019 al Apr 13, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is giving to the students the knowledge of basic principles suitable for facing the numerous medico legal and bioethics issues which they will meet as physical therapists. In this frame, the attention will be mainly focused on the legal, medico legal and bioethical issues of informed consent, of patient restraints and of end life care.

Syllabus

Criminal Law and Legal Medicine
- causal relationship
- homicide and personal injuries
Patient-Clinician relationship
- informed consent
- debarment
- doctor-patient confidentiality
Reporting medical information to the Prosecutor’s Office and to the Health Care Administration
Italian government insurances against work related injuries and professional diseases
Italian government system for legal disability
Disability compensation in Civil Law
Introduction to Bioethics
- Methods in Bioethics
- Patient restraints
- Bioethical issues concerning deaths

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

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple choice test

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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