cod. 00701

Academic year 2015/16
2° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Medicina legale (MED/43)
Scienze della prevenzione e dei servizi sanitari
Type of training activity
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

The goal is to acquaint students with the main concepts of legal and forensic related activity TSLB so provide the foundation training useful to be able to properly manage, on the subjects of the module, the customary practices, as well as to identify any critical, with capacity to address them and correct them.



Course unit content

The lecture series provides basic knowledge about the medico-legal aspects of biomedical laboratory technician's professions, evaluating, from the legal concepts of evidence and health-care through knowledge of regulatory changes on the theme of health professions, the current legislative framework of such operators, with specific interest to the legal implications inherent in the concepts of competence, autonomy and interprofessional collaboration, also in reference to the content of their codes of conduct.
It also looks after basic notions of criminal law, the main offenses relating to health, discussing, in addition to general principles, some examples, with reference to the judgments and assumptions of the doctrine of jurisprudence, previous and up to date.
From these premises are analyzed in their legal meanings-legal some subjects closely related to the profession, eventually coming to present and explore the complex chapters on health professional responsibility and management of clinical risk.

Full programme

Topics: Juridical classification of the non-medical health professions: normative evolution; nods of Criminal Law and major crimes of interest for health; improper exercise of the profession; professional responsibility in healthcare: criminal law and civil law aspects and related case law.


No textbooks. Teaching material will be provided by the teacher.

Teaching methods

The teaching is done with lecturing inluding interactive teaching for the purpose of comparison and higher Learning

Assessment methods and criteria

The learning and the degree of preparation is checked by oral examination regarding the topics covered in class. The student must demonstrate that they have acquired adequate knowledge and skills to discuss, analytically, and medical-legal issue related to the legal profession.
The final grade will be formulated based on the overall judgment of Teachears Teaching wich owns the module in question.

Other information

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