Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (to qualify as a biomedical laboratory worker) (Verona)

Principles of law, bioethics and professional ethics (2019/2020)

Course code
4S000352
Credits
3
Coordinator
Aldo Eliano Polettini

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ORGANIZZAZIONE E REGOLAMENTAZIONE DELLA PROFESSIONE 1 MED/46-BIOTECHNOLOGY AND METHODS IN LABORATORY MEDICINE Lezioni TLB 2 SEMESTRE Marina Foroni
ETICA E MEDICINA LEGALE 1 MED/43-FORENSIC MEDICINE Lezioni TLB 2 SEMESTRE Aldo Eliano Polettini
STORIA DELLA MEDICINA 1 MED/02-MEDICAL HISTORY Lezioni TLB 2 SEMESTRE Nicolo Nicoli Aldini

Learning outcomes

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knowledge: Knowing the Philosophy, Theories, Principles, Paradigms and models that g guide professional practice, knowing the Management Process, the Laboratory Sciences and ai its application in Practice.
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This integrated course has the main objective to provide the students with competences on: 1. history and evolution of laboratory methods of diagnostic investigation and their integration in the clinical process; 2. principles and models guiding professional practice and its organization and regulation; 3. bioethics and deontology of the health professions.
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The aim is to give a comprehensive and critical overview of the historical evolution of medicine, with a special attention to the laboratory investigations for the diagnosis (clinical chemistry, microbiology, histology and histopatology). The course is divided in two parts: 1) General part: Epochs, facts and figures in the history of medicine. From ancient times to the Renaissance; the experimental method in the XVII century; the eighteenth century and enlightenment medicine; the nineteenth century and the modern medicine. 2) Special part: The ways and methods of diagnosis: the senses and the instruments. The laboratory evolution in medicine. The microscope in medical and biological sciences.

Syllabus

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Evolution in education, vocational and professional development of the Biomedical Laboratory Technician with special reference standards and the needs of healthcare organizations.
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Bioethics: general concepts - Professional secrecy: bioethylcal, deontological and legal aspects; justified disclosure of the professional secrecy - information to the citizen/patient/client and informet consent to data treatment and therapeutical treatment - collection of biological samples and chain of custody: technical, ethical, deontological and legal aspects - clinical trials: normative, ethical and legal aspects - professional responsibility for the laboratory technician
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Epochs, facts and figures in the History of Medicine 1) Paleopatology and the beginnings of the art of healing 2) Medicine in ancient civilizations 3) The classic ages: Greek and Roman medicine 4) The Arabic medicine 5) The Middle Ages in Europe: the School of Salerno; the birth of universities; the origin of the hospital assistance; the practice of medicine and surgery 6) The Renaissance and the new trends in medicine: the anatomy and its teaching; surgery 7) The XVII century and the onset of the experimental method; William Harvey and the blood circulation; anatomy and microscopic anatomy; medical and surgical schools 8) Medicine in the Eighteenth century; Morgagni and morbid anatomy; medical theorists and medical systems; the vaccination; the anatomo-clinical method. 9) Scientific medicine in the XIX century; anatomy, physiology, biochemistry; the cell theory; the birth of microbiology; pharmacology; changing the surgery: anaesthesia, antisepsis, asepsis; new instruments for diagnosis; public health and hospitals; medical specializations. The ways and methods of diagnosis: the senses and the instruments 10) The onset and evolution of laboratory medicine related to the clinical advancement and to the improvement of instruments 11) The development of microscope and the related disciplines: microbiology, histology, histopatology.

Assessment methods and criteria

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The assessment of learning is carried out through written exam (multiple choice questionnaire and open answers) and possible oral interview.
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Evaluation of learning will be performed by means of a written questionnaire with multiple and open answers), possibly followed by an oral exam.
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MM: STORIA DELLA MEDICINA
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The exam is aimed at verifying students' learning of the entire program of the module, both for the general part and for the special part. The test will take place after the end of the lessons, within the lapses provided by the didactic schedule for the exams, and the sessions are set in agreement and in coordination with the other teachers of the Integrated Course. The exam consists of a written answer to questions formulated as a quiz with a choice between multiple answers. Grades are given on a scale of 30/30 and the test is overcome with reaching the minimum score of 18/30. The grade of the single module is then sent to the Coordinator of the Integrated Course, which calculates the final grade as the average of the votes given by the individual exams. The test does not differ in the case of attending or non-attending students.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Polettini Appunti delle Lezioni 2020
Polettini Diapositive delle lezioni 2020
G.A. Norellli, C. Buccelli, V. Fineschi Medicina Legale e delle Assicurazioni Piccin 2013
Pandolfi C., Bevilacqua N. Il Laboratorio Medico – Dall’ Alchimia al Computer Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, – Napoli 2003
Lippi D., Conti A., Abbate R. Storia della Medicina per il Corso di Laurea Triennale per Tecnici sanitari di Laboratorio Biomedico. CLUEB ed. Bologna 2002
Docente Viene distribuito come traccia di studio il testo di tutte le diapositive proiettate nel corso delle lezioni  




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