The course aims to make students acquire the fundamental elements of forensic medicine that are functional to their future professional activity. Topics of common feedback in professional practice will be discussed and which may be useful for the protection of both patients and health professionals.
Illustrate the historical evolution of the concept of health, medicine and nursing care
- Describe new trends in the field of nursing education and practice
- Analyze the nursing code of ethics using experiential elements
- Define the rules of professional ethics and the principles set out in the code of ethics for the protection of health and the rights of the client.
- Illustrate the fundamental notions of ethics and the most significant ethical models in the health sector
- Analyze the bioethical issues of the beginning and end of life and the relationship with diversity
- Illustrate the functions of the Bioethics Committees and the role of the nurse
Having acquired the legal notions of a criminal and civil law, to deal with the medico-legal problems of the nursing profession, in particular informed consent, professional secrecy, obligations towards the judicial authority;
- Know the laws and regulations of practical application;
- Recognize injuries of legal medical interest.
- ethical, legal and sociological sciences to understand the organizational complexity of the Healthcare System, the importance and usefulness of acting in compliance with regulations and directives as well as respect for ethical values and dilemmas that arise gradually in daily practice ; they are also aimed at promoting the understanding of professional autonomy, areas of integration and interdependence with other operators of the care team;
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
- integrate theoretical and practical nursing knowledge with biological, psychological, socio-cultural and humanistic sciences useful for understanding individuals of all ages, groups and communities;
- assume responsibility and respond to one's own work during professional practice in accordance with the profile, the code of ethics and ethical and legal standards
- apply the decision-making process also facing situations of ethical conflict
- use appropriate communication methods in the team in order to: manage and encourage the solution of conflicts deriving from different positions
- develop independent study skills
- demonstrate the ability to cultivate doubts and tolerate the uncertainties deriving from study and practical activity by asking suitable and relevant questions to solve them
- demonstrate the ability to continuously search for self-learning opportunities
- demonstrate self-assessment skills of their skills and outline their development and learning needs
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Norelli, Fineschi Buccelli. Medicina legale e delle assicurazioni. Piccin Padova
Nursing care in hospices in the Middle Ages
- The role of religious congregations in the development of forms of care
- Nursing care in hospitals between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries
- Nursing care in the nineteenth century and the secularization process
- The English reform of Florence Nightingale
- The influences of the English reform on other countries
- The reform of nursing care in Italy between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
- The reform of nursing care in the seventies and eighties of the twentieth century
- Current changes in care and the nursing profession
HISTORY OF MEDICINE
- Ancient medicine and its conquest of autonomy from conditioning
religio-philosophical. The epistemological basis of western medicine in
logical-scientific reasoning of the Hippocratic school · The first signs of crisis
of the hippocathic-galenic system. The scientific method and iatrtomechanics.
Lazarette and pestilences.
- New horizons of eighteenth-century medicine. Diseases of workers.
- Give enlightenment to vitalism.
- Poverty as a disease
- The factors of the triumph of surgery.
- The establishment of bio-medicine
- Biology, genetics and molecular biology
ETHICS AND DEONTOLOGY
- Definition of ethics, bioethics and deontology
- Fundamentals of ethics: freedom and autonomy, corporeality and person,
freedom of treatment: information and consent
- The most significant ethical models in the health sector
- Bioethics and nursing: meaning and origin of bioethics. Issues
bioethics of the beginning and end of life., Bioethical issues in the relationship with diversity
- The regulatory bioethics committees, functions and role of the nurse
- Comparison between the Italian, English and Canadian Codes
- The principle of autonomy and the principle of equity in healthcare
- Conscientious objection
- The responsibility of the nurse: historical, regulatory and ethical aspects
and in clinical trials
- Criminal law elements: Personal injury - Murder - Sexual violence - Omission of relief - Abandonment of incapable - Abuse of means of correction - Abuse in the family.
- Professional secret - Report and Report.
- Elements of civil legal medicine.
- Informed consent - Compulsory health treatments.
- Knowledge of laws and regulations of practical application: privacy law - Law on organ and living organ transplantation. Law 194/1978 - Law 40/2004.
- Professional liability concepts.
- Elements of traumatology and medico-legal pathology.