Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (to qualify as a biomedical laboratory worker) (Verona)

Principles of law, bioethics and professional ethics - ETICA E MEDICINA LEGALE

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Name of lecturer
Aldo Eliano Polettini
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Lezioni TLB 2 SEMESTRE dal Mar 2, 2020 al Apr 30, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This integrated course has the main objective to provide the students with competences on:
1. history and evolution of laboratory methods of diagnostic investigation and their integration in the clinical process;
2. principles and models guiding professional practice and its organization and regulation;
3. bioethics and deontology of the health professions.


Bioethics: general concepts
- Professional secrecy: bioethylcal, deontological and legal aspects; justified disclosure of the professional secrecy
- information to the citizen/patient/client and informet consent to data treatment and therapeutical treatment
- collection of biological samples and chain of custody: technical, ethical, deontological and legal aspects
- clinical trials: normative, ethical and legal aspects
- professional responsibility for the laboratory technician

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Polettini Appunti delle Lezioni 2020
Polettini Diapositive delle lezioni 2020
G.A. Norellli, C. Buccelli, V. Fineschi Medicina Legale e delle Assicurazioni Piccin 2013

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation of learning will be performed by means of a written questionnaire with multiple and open answers), possibly followed by an oral exam.

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