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

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

Course code
4S000034
Credits
7
Coordinator
Federica Bortolotti

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
DINAMICHE RELAZIONALI NEL LAVORO DI GRUPPO 1 M-PSI/06-WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY FISIO VI 3A1S Riccardo Sartori
MEDICINA LEGALE E BIOETICA 2 MED/43-FORENSIC MEDICINE FISIO VI 3A2S Federica Bortolotti
SOCIOLOGIA DEI PROCESSI ECONOMICI E DEL LAVORO SANITARIO 2 SPS/07-GENERAL SOCIOLOGY FISIO VI 3A2S Michele Bertani
ORGANIZZAZIONE DEI SERVIZI SANITARI 1 SECS-P/10-ORGANIZATION AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FISIO VI 3A2S Giovanna Galifi
MEDICINA DEL LAVORO 1 MED/44-OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE FISIO VI 3A2S Angela Carta

Learning outcomes

The general aim of the course is to provide to the students the theoretical instruments for understanding the legal aspects, the ethical principles, and the relational dynamics which should be the base of their professional behaviour in the relationship with the patients, the colleagues, the physicians and the employer leadership.
In particular, the teaching will be focused on providing the legal, ethical, occupational medical and relational tools in order to develop an autonomous, competent and responsible skills suitable for facing the new aspects coming from the technical and legislative advancements, as well as the changes of relational dynamics.

Syllabus

The contents of the teaching are organized in five different modules, as summarized below.

DINAMICHE RELAZIONALI NEL LAVORO DI GRUPPO
- organizational cohabitation;
- intra-group relationships;
- inter-group relationships;
- climate;
- culture.

MEDICINA LEGALE E BIOETICA
- criminal Law and Legal Medicine;
- patient-Clinician relationship;
- 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;
- introduction to Bioethics;
- methods in Bioethics;
- patient restraints;
- bioethical issues concerning the end of life.

SOCIOLOGIA DEI PROCESSI ECONOMICI E DEL LAVORO SANITARIO
- Introduction to Sociology;
- key concepts to describe labour markets and organizations;
- transition to work and employment socialization;
- how to search and find work.

ORGANIZZAZIONE DEI SERVIZI SANITARI
- historical evolution;
- current institutional and organizational framework of the National and Regional Healthcare Systems;
- the main contents of the Veneto Region's Social and Healthcare Plan.

MEDICINA DEL LAVORO
- general principles of occupational health
- national laws, rules and regulations on prevention, health and safety in the workplace;
- occupational health and safety professionals and institutions;
- occupational hazards and risks;
- risk assessment; health surveillance.
- occupational Health for health care workers;
- manual handling of materials and patients;
- biomechanical overload of limbs;
- return to work and rehabilitation.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam is specific for each module, as detailed ìn the dedicated sections.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Benci L Aspetti giuridici della professione infermieristica (Edizione 7) McGraw Hill 2015
Silingardi Enrico Medicina Legale per i Corsi di Laurea ad orientamento Giuridico e Triennali (Edizione 1) Edizioni Idelson-Gnocchi 1908 srl 2020
A. Cazzaniga, C.M. Cattabeni, R. Luvoni, R. Zoja Compendio di Medicina Legale e delle Assicurazioni (Edizione 13) UTET Giuridica 2015
Tomei F, Candura SM, Sannolo N, Sartorelli P, Costa G, perbellini L, Larese Filon F, Maestrelli P, Magrini A, Bartolucci GB, Ricci S. Manuale di Medicina del Lavoro Piccin Nuova libraria S.p.A. Padova 2019 978-88-299-2902-3
Alessio L. - Franco G. - Tomei F Trattato di MEDICINA DEL LAVORO PICCIN 2015




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