HUMAN SCIENCES CONTRIBUTION TO HEALTH CARE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims, in a first part, to provide students with the tools and concepts of interpretation advanced for a theoretical study of the experience of illness as a strong understanding of the fracture biographical subject, examining the repercussions in daily life and social representations, in the sense both diachronic and synchronic.
In the second part, the course will provide an analysis of the philosophy of "caring" in the light of the interpretative categories provided by the sociological paradigms of health.
Finally, the course offers a monographic section dedicated to a theme strongly connected to any attempt of interpretation related assistance, or the act empathetic and empathy, with particular reference to the successful synthesis performed by the eminent philosopher who has devoted much of its theoretical speculation enthusiastic study of this theme: Edith Stein.
Course contents summary
The course is ideally divided into three parts:
1. Health, illness, care and culture: a reflection in between story time and the representation philosophical-social;
2. The socio-cultural paradigms of Health and: luck and decline (?) Of the biomedical paradigm;
3. Humanities and assistance: the "knot of Empathy." The contribution of Edith Stein.
Bertrand Russell, Storia della filosofia occidentale, Mondadori, 1984;
Guido Giarelli, Eleonora Venneri, Sociologia della salute e della medicina- Manuale per le professioni mediche, sanitarie e sociali, Franco Angeli, Milano 2009;
Roberto Sala, Etica e bioetica per linfermiere, Carocci, Roma, 2003;
Silvia Kanizsa, L’ascolto del malato in ospedale. Pedagogia relazionale in ospedale, Guerrini, 1988;
Corrado Viafora, Introduzione alla bioetica. Bioetica infermieristica, FrancoAngeli, 2006
Ernest Greenwood, Attributes of a profession", Social Work, 2, n. 3, luglio 1957;
Afaf Ibrahim Meleis, Theoretical Nursing. Development and Progress, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, marzo 2011 (REV);
Edith Stein, Zum Problem der Einfühlung, Halle 1917; trd. Italiana, Il problema dell’empatia, a cura di E. Costantini, ed. Studium, Roma 1985;
Angela Ales Bello, Edith Stein, ed. Piemme,2000;
Martin L. Hoffman, Empatia e sviluppo morale, il Mulino, Bologna 2008.
Lesson with participatory approach with the use of visual aids and classroom discussion with students.
Assessment methods and criteria