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

Legal, bioethic and deontological principles of professional practice - DEONTOLOGIA E REGOLAMENTAZIONE DELL'ESERCIZIO PROFESSIONALE

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Name of lecturer
Christian Dall'Olmo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF VI - 3° anno 2° sem dal Feb 3, 2020 al Mar 27, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course introduces the student to an understanding of the principles and criteria that should inspire him in his work towards the user, the colleagues of the organization and the professional community; focuses on the development of a base of ethical and ethical knowledge that establish the principles of autonomous professionalism, responsible and consistent with the current issues to be addressed.


The normative references for the professional exercise: profile
(hints already dealt with also at the 1st year), deontological code, basic and post-basic training
Deontology and ethics: analysis of concepts and their goals and
integrations within care decisions
The process of building the code of ethics and the College
Professional (Federation and Regional / Provincial Colleges):
meaning and functions. Free profession
The themes of the code of ethics
- guide values of nursing care
- respect for the will of the patient: examples and additions with the
concept of conscience and conscientious objection
- protection of the dignity of the assisted person: connection with the
subjectivity of pain, law 63 of pain on systematics
detection of pain, restraint and dignity and will of the patient
- protection of the safety of the assisted persons with analysis of the
positive responsibility for taking charge and maintaining their skills and analysis of the concept of supervision as a form of responsibility (differentiating it from the concept of comparison)
- the duty to improve the quality of care and professional life: keeping up-to-date, self-learning, knowing and using the Guidelines, continuing education and continuing education in medicine
- Relationship between professionals and preservation of the profession's decoration: working in a team, interprofessional practice, reporting one's own mistake and others
- Relationship with the Institutions

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
MASE' FURLAN; ALESSANDRA BERNARDI; RENGO PEGORARO Etica delle Professioni Sanitarie 2009
R. Sala Etica e bioetica per l'infermiere (Edizione 7) Carrocci Faber 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test

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