Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Verona)

Ethical, legal, and ethics in professional practice - MEDICINA LEGALE E BIOETICA

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Name of lecturer
Aldo Eliano Polettini
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Lezioni 1 Anno 2 semestre CLID VR dal Mar 8, 2021 al May 14, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course has the main objective to develop a "way of thinking" in the student where healthcare and related activities are not considered merely as a technical contribution but as an activity involved in the social context. It provides te student with bioethical, ethical and deontological competences necessary to face the multi-faceted aspects of the profession.


- Bioethics: general concepts
- Professional secrecy: bioethical, deontological and legal aspects; justified disclosure of the professional secrecy
- information to the citizen/patient/client and informed 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
- clinical record

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Polettini Appunti delle Lezioni 2020
Polettini Diapositive delle lezioni 2020

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation of learning will be carried out through a written exam (questionnaire with multipleas well as open answers) possibly followed by an oral exam

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