cod. 1004907

Academic year 2014/15
3° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Storia della medicina (MED/02)
Scienze umane e psicopedagogiche
Type of training activity
24 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
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Integrated course unit module: ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

Learning objectives

Allow students to know and understand ethical problems of greater importance, in health terms and the rules of the ethic's code.


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Course unit content

The main ethical problems regarding observance of each other's opinions and the protection of privacy. The rules contained in the code of ethics of the profession, about the relationship with patients, colleagues and family members.

Full programme

Bioethical and professional ethics
The principles of autonomy, carities and justice, the method and theories. The relationship with the patient. The informed consent. Biotechnology and Medicine. Ethics of resource allocation in health care. Ethics of organ transplantation. Ethics of the beginning and end of life. Notes on the legislation defining and regulating TSRM's exercise , a brief history from the Legislative Decree no. 233,13 September 1946 to the Law 251, 2000.

A brief history of ethics; axiological or ethical values​​, ethical obligations.
The ethics of responsibility in the areas of practice of the profession: the law and health care institutions, their customers, the team, professional hierarchies.
Introduction to philosophy and ethics in the history of the peoples of the east-and west country-absolute ethics and ethics related.
Notes on the concept of individual identity and professional identity
Notes on ethical path as exercise and learning for the acquisition of concrete behavior consistent between ethics and professional conduct (examples of contradictions between morality and ethics)
Notes on the cognitive tools and techniques for the achievement of an ethic of being: to be ethical and ethically correct behavior as a goal.


Material provided by the teacher

Teaching methods


Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course will include a presentation of a work in a Power Point. Through questions regarding this presentation will be determined whether the student has achieved the goal of knowledge and understanding of the contents of the different disciplines.

Other information

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