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

Legal, bioethic and deontological principles of professional practice [Matricole dispari] - MEDICINA LEGALE

Course code
4S000034
Name of lecturer
Federica Bortolotti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/43 - FORENSIC MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
INF VR 3° ANNO 2° SEM dal Feb 8, 2021 al Mar 19, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is providing to the students the basic knowledge principles of the most important medico legal aspects, which they will face as nurses. In particular, the course will be focused on the problems concerning the informed consent and that concerning the activity of reporting medical information to the Prosecutor.

Syllabus

INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL MEDICINE
Criminal Law and Legal Medicine
- causal relationship
- homicide and personal injuries
Patient-clinician relationship
- informed consent
- debarment
- doctor-patient confidentiality
REPORTING MEDICAL INFORMATION TO THE PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE AND TO THE HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Signs of death and certification of death
Italian Law on legal abortion (L.194/78), Italian Law on sexual assaults (L. 66/96), Italian Law on compulsory medical treatment (L. 180/78).

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Benci L Aspetti giuridici della professione infermieristica (Edizione 7) McGraw Hill 2015
A. Cazzaniga, C.M. Cattabeni, R. Luvoni, R. Zoja Compendio di Medicina Legale e delle Assicurazioni (Edizione 13) UTET Giuridica 2015
Silingardi Enrico Medicina Legale per i Corsi di Laurea ad orientamento Giuridico e Triennali (Edizione 1) Edizioni Idelson-Gnocchi 1908 srl 2020

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple choice test





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