BIOETHICS AND DEONTOLOGY

BIOETHICS AND DEONTOLOGY

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Code
67366
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
1 credits during the 3nd year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/43
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Among the classical disciplines, ethics provides us with a method for identifying and addressing the moral dilemmas arising by the rapid development of biomedical technology. Indeed, only a profound synergy between technical-scientific and ethical skills can fully qualify a healthcare professional able to take care of the patients, ensure their central role in the relationship of care and the respect for their will.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Tha main goals of this course are to introduce students to a variety issues involving ethics and deontology that arise in the practice of medicine. 

Teaching methods

The students along with faculty facilitators will then break into small groups for case studies and discussion of principles and practices of medical ethics and medical professionalism. Frontal lessons aided by presentations and exercises. The lectures will be in an interactive format and students are strongly encouraged to ask questions and insert comments.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

-General Principles of Medical Ethics;
-The confidentiality; 
-Ethical and legal concepts relating to informed consent,  end of life, advance directives and surrogate decision making
-Introduction to Ethical Case Analysis

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Didactic material provided on line; Opinions of the National Bioethics Committee available at http://www.governo.it/bioetica/pdf/60.pdf

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MICHELE MINUTO (President)

GIOVANNA LEONCINI (President)

ROBERTA GONELLA (President)

MARCO CASACCIA (President)

SIMONE NEGRINI (President)

ELENA ZOCCHI (President)

EMANUELA VARALDO (President)

NICOLA GIOVANNI GIRTLER

FABIO ENZO GIANIORIO

MARCELLO BAGNASCO

ANNAMARIA BAGNASCO

PIETRO AMERI

FRANCESCO BOCCARDO

ROSAGEMMA CILIBERTI

FABIO FERRANDO

GABRIELE ZOPPOLI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The students along with faculty facilitators will then break into small groups for case studies and discussion of principles and practices of medical ethics and medical professionalism. Frontal lessons aided by presentations and exercises. The lectures will be in an interactive format and students are strongly encouraged to ask questions and insert comments.

LESSONS START

October 2016

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Assessment methods

Interview aimed at ensuring the possession of the basics of bioethics and the ability of critical analysis developed