HISTORY OF MEDICINE

HISTORY OF MEDICINE

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Code
58009
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
2 credits during the 1st year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/02
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Informing the student of the characteristics, prospects and norms of the course program, in order to be able to organise their activities. Giving the student beginning the studies basic knowledge elements to build their awareness about the problems they will face as a doctor. Build an open attitude towards the skills they will learn during their studies.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To complement medical training with an intercultural and interdisciplinary framework focusing on the evolution of the medical sciences and on the great ethical themes of contemporary times.

The complexity of the human being is a major player when illness, treatment and care are provided. 

Promoting awareness about the relevance of “Medical Humanities” in the learning process of the upcoming doctor.

 

Teaching methods

The module includes seminar sessions organized by different teachers, complemented with small group activities in the classroom, film views and text readings.

The lessons will be carried out remotely using the Office365-Teams platform in synchronous or asynchronous mode.

Please refer to the specific AulaWeb application for teaching for any updates due to changes in the health and epidemiological situation.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Lectures will be integrated with seminars held by experts with experience in transcultural studies and humanities. In particular, food for thought will be offered on the epistemology of medicine, the history of medical science, the anthropology of health and the ethics of care.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Appointment-only Email: paolopetralia@gaslini.org

Exam Board

NICOLA GIOVANNI GIRTLER (President)

ANTONIO GUERCI (President)

ANTONELLA LOTTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The module includes seminar sessions organized by different teachers, complemented with small group activities in the classroom, film views and text readings.

The lessons will be carried out remotely using the Office365-Teams platform in synchronous or asynchronous mode.

Please refer to the specific AulaWeb application for teaching for any updates due to changes in the health and epidemiological situation.

EXAMS

Exam description

Ongoing written test, whose results will be weighed with the additional tests, part of the Integrated Course (80789).

 

Assessment methods

Ongoing written test, whose results will be weighed with the additional tests, part of the Integrated Course (80789).