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

Medical Deontology  (Corso Elettivo)

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Name of lecturer
Federica Bortolotti
Federica Bortolotti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
2° semestre 1°- 5° anno dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 29, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course is aimed at providing to the students the basic elements of historical and ethical aspects of medical deontology in order to stimulate them at developing an indipendent thought on patient-clinician relationship


- Historical aspects of patient-clinician relationship
- Historical aspects of Italian Medical Dentology
- Presentation of Italian Code of Medical Deontology with critical discussion of some articles concerning: patient-clinician relationship, informationa and comunication with the patient, informed consent, doctor-patient confidentiality, Living Will, end-life care.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
FNOMCEO Codice di Deontologia Medica 2014 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation expressed as approved/not approved on the basis of attendance of the course (requested the attendance of at least 75% of the lectures.

LOCATION: Aula Didattica, Sezione di Medicina Legale, Policlinico, piastra odontoiatrica, scala H

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