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

Legal, bioethic and deontological principles of professional practice - MEDICINA DEL LAVORO

Course code
4S000034
Name of lecturer
Stefano Porru
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VERONA
Period
FISIO VR 3A2S dal Mar 9, 2020 al Apr 3, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To acquire basic knowledge and understanding on health and safety prevention and health promotion and management in workplaces.
To acquire, through field examples, knowledge and understanding about general principles of occupational health, risk assessment, health surveillance, fitness for work, health education, legislation, with reference to different risk factors (e.g., chemicals, physical agents, biohazards, ergonomics, organization and psychosocial factors, injuries). Specific objective is to acquire knowledge, awareness and understanding about biomechanical overload for limbs and low back in the workplaces as well as to return to work and rehabilitation programs for workers.
Attention will be dedicated to let the student acquire knowledge and understanding about the roles of the different professionals and institutions committed to prevention.
The student will acquire perception and awareness on the main risk factors, adverse effects and their prevention in the professional activities of physiotherapists and will gain awareness on the role of physiotherapists in cooperating with health and safety professionals at the workplaces, especially in risk assessment, health education, return to work and rehabilitation programs for workers.

Syllabus

1) General principles of occupational health and safety and prevention in workplaces
2) National laws, rules and regulations on prevention, health and safety in the workplace
3) Occupational health and safety professionals and institutions
4) Occupational hazards and risks. Work-related diseases. Occupational injuries
5) Risk assessment. Health surveillance. Fitness for work. Health education. Medico-legal obligations.
6) Occupational Health for health care workers. Risk factors: chemicals, physical and biological agents, ergonomics, organizative and psychosocial.
7) Manual handling of materials and patients.
8) Biomechanical overload of limbs.
9) Return to work and rehabilitation.

TEACHING METHODS
The course will be conducted by means of lectures, with constant pursue of students’ involvement in concept elaboration, with ample time for discussion and interaction. Lectures will include practical examples from the field.

TEACHING MATERIALS
1) La Medicina del lavoro: medicina e salute occupazionale. Alessio L, Franco G. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 5, pag.63-73.
2) Valutazione del rischio. Manno M, Cavallo DM, Cattaneo A. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 15, pag.209-227.
3) Rischi tradizionali, attuali, emergenti. Alessio L, Farina G. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 60, pag.671-679.
4) Sorveglianza sanitaria. Soleo L, Basso A, Lovreglio P. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 23, pag.317-333.
5) Normativa attuale. Cantoni S. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 34, pag.437-447.
6) Malattie muscolo-scheletriche. Generalità. Violante FS, Zanardi F, Bonfiglioli R. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 142, pag.1615-1627.
7) Malattie muscolo-scheletriche. Colonna vertebrale. Carta A, Porru S. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 143, pag.1629-1640.
8) Malattie muscolo-scheletriche. Arto superiore. Violante FS, Zanardi F, Bonfiglioli R. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 144, pag.1641-1658.
9) Malattie muscolo-scheletriche. Arto inferiore. Carta A, Parmigiani F, Porru S. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 145, pag.1659-1665.
10) Riabilitazione motoria del lavoratore infortunato. Bazzini G, Vercelli S, Taino G, Imbriani M. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 159, pag.1835-1852.
11) Valutazione in terapia occupazionale della capacità funzionale del lavoratore con esiti di infortunio. Bazzini G, Taino G, Imbriani M. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 160, pag.1853-1866.
12) Rischi in sanità. Introduzione. Bartolucci GB, Spatari G. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 162, pag.1885-1890.
13) Rischi in sanità. Fattori biomeccanici. Bonfiglioli R, Zanardi F, Violante FS. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 163, pag.1891-1897.
14) Rischi in sanità. Rischio biologico. Porru S, Tonozzi B. In: Trattato di Medicina del Lavoro. Alessio L, Franco G, Tomei F. Editori. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, 2015, Capitolo 164, pag.1899-1914.


Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
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

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination is an oral assessment.



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