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

Legal, bioethic and deontological principles of professional practice (2020/2021)

Course code
4S000034
Credits
4
Coordinator
Federica Bortolotti

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
DEONTOLOGIA E REGOLAMENTAZIONE DELL'ESERCIZIO PROFESSIONALE 1 MED/45-NURSING INF LE 3° ANNO 2° SEM Aldo Zattarin
MEDICINA LEGALE 1 MED/43-FORENSIC MEDICINE INF LE 3° ANNO 2° SEM Federica Bortolotti
BIOETICA 2 MED/02-MEDICAL HISTORY INF LE 3° ANNO 2° SEM Zeno De Battisti

Learning outcomes

This course introduces the deontological principles and the criteria which a nursing student should consider in the relationship whit patients and the professional community. This course is focused on the developing of ethical knowledge, professional autonomy and responsibility, consistently with nurses profile and emergent health problems.

Syllabus

The course includes three different modules:

- FORENSIC MEDICINE: principles from penal and civil codes useful for nursing practice;
- BIOETHICS: the historical and scientific reasons of the birth of a new branch of knowledge. Principles of Bioethics
- PROFESSIONAL DEONTOLOGY: principles which should inspire the nurses in the relationship with the patients, the colleagues and the physicians.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam will be written including multiple choice tests and general queries

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
Viafora Corrado, Gaiani Alberto A lezione di bioetica. Temi e strumenti Franco Angeli 2016




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