Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Training to medical humanities  (Corso Elettivo)

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Name of lecturer
Roberto Leone
Roberto Leone
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
Corsi elettivi 2° semestre dal Feb 19, 2018 al May 25, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Know the meaning and purposes of the Medical Humanities
To know the relevance of the doctor-patient relationship and more generally of the Medical Humanities in the context of care


The course will take place in an interactive form with the formation of working groups to solve problems and through the use of film projections to be commented. The topics addressed will be:
What is the medicine: science, technique, practice, art?
The essence of care.
The different types of physicians.
The physician-patient relationship,
The anamnesis as a fundamental moment in the physician-patient relationship.
Care decisions with the method of deliberation.
Participative medicine and patient empowerment.
The counselling.
Narrative medicine towards scientific medicine.
How to practice the Medical Humanities

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Nessuno Per questa attività non sono necessari/disponibili libri di testo 2019

Assessment methods and criteria

Attending at all lessons is mandatory. There is no further evaluation.

Dates and time: April 10th; April 24th; May 8th from 2.30pm to 6.00pm

Place: aula 3 Lente

Recommended accademic year: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


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