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

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

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Name of lecturer
Aldo Eliano Polettini
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INF BZ - 3° anno 2° sem dal Apr 20, 2020 al Jun 8, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The purpose of the course is to provide the student with the fundamentals of Legal Medicine and Social Security Medicine and their various disciplines. Subjects will be treated and presented in view of their integration with the program of the Degree in Nursing.


Introduction to legal medicine
The cause-effect relationship
Professional secret and italian act on privacy
Informed consent to a therapeutic/diagnostic treatment
The social security Italian system: INAIL/INPS/disability support/act 104/92
Professional liability

Suggested textbooks and material:

Material distributed and notes taken during lectures

G.A. Norelli, C. Buccelli, V. Fineschi, Medicina Legale e delle Assicurazioni, Piccin, Padova, 2009

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
G.A. Norellli, C. Buccelli, V. Fineschi Medicina Legale e delle Assicurazioni Piccin 2013

Assessment methods and criteria

written questionnaire + possible oral inteview

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