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

Legal, bioethic and deontological principles of professional practice - 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
LEGNAGO
Period
INF LEG - 3° anno 2° sem dal Mar 2, 2020 al Apr 30, 2020.

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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 issues, 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
Main Law of medico legal interest: 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).
Principles of legal responsibility in cases of medical malpractice.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
L. Papi Elementi di Medicina Legale per Infermieristica Pisa University Press 2013 978-88-6741-202-0
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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