Bachelor's degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Techniques (to qualify as a psychiatric rehabilitation expert)(Rovereto)

Legal, bioethic and deontological principles of professional practice - MEDICINA LEGALE

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Name of lecturer
Franco Tagliaro
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TERP 3A2S - 1 periodo dal Feb 3, 2020 al Mar 13, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

Aim of the course is providing the students with the basic medico-legal knowledge necessary for a proper practice of psychiatric rehabilitation in the social context in accordance with the principles of a modern protection of Health within the Healthcare System.


Elements of law
Organization of the Judiciary System
Theory of causation
Offense: definition and classification
Imputability and exclusion of imputability
Legal capacity and capacity to act
Crimes against life (murder, suicide, infanticide ...)
Crimes against individual safety (beatings, bodily injury)
Mandatory reporting of notice of crimes, official certification, medical records
Informed consent
Professional secret
Law 194/78, Law 66/96

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
D. De Mercurio, F. Paolacci, G. Vetrugno Argomenti di Medicina Legale per i corsi di laurea delle professioni sanitarie CIC Edizioni Internazionali, Roma 2004
L. Papi Elementi di Medicina Legale per Infermieristica Pisa University Press 2013 978-88-6741-202-0

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

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