Learning outcomes of the course unit
At the end of the course the student will have to demonstrate that they have acquired knowledge about the human relationships between different cultures and from different cultures, understanding of cultural diversity in health care and nursing of the methods of proper professional behavior in the presence of cultural diversity . Acquisition of knowledge in the field of transnational migration, the relationship between field experiences and compose material or scientific significance of interpretation in anthropology. What theorize ethnographers, demographers, anthropologists and what they relate to the specific characteristics of human nature. The exercise of practical and theoretical demoetnoantropologia
The course aims to enable the student to know and to understand the essential elements of demo-ethno-anthropology in order to allow the student the ability to use knowledge and understanding acquired in identifying the problems of the person linked to the status of the patient from different culture and to begin to address issues related with the preparation of an appropriate care plan.
The student at the end of the course will demonstrate knowledge and understanding about:
• the main concepts and methods of anthropology
• observation and ethnographic method
The student also applying the knowledge and understanding acquired, shall be able, even collaborating with other professionals, to
- Begin to identify the problems of the person linked to the status of patient fromdifferent culture
- Identify the principles that underlie the preparation of a care plan
Course contents summary
The course has as its goal the teaching students knowledge related to understanding of the habits, customs, behaviors, social and religious values, and habits of life of those cultural and ethnic diversity have become an integral part of the country. Knowing others go through what they do ethnographers and anthropologists to understand, but most of all being able to start in the best way, with the necessary knowledge and without prejudice, to pursue a profession in constant contact with humanity in its many varieties.
The course tackles the theme of change taking place in society with the arrival of the bearers of different cultures and analyzes, with an anthropological look, problems and opportunities that the contact between different cultures involves even in the nursing profession
The sciences demographic, ethnographic, ethnological and anthropological, basic knowledge of these.
Demography and human flows. Migration, birth, growth, suffering, nudity, nutrition, health care, death. Different ways of living and perceiving what a multicultural knowledge at the service of the nurse.
Basic Concepts of the great monotheistic religions, understanding of polytheistic religions, differences between religions and spiritual philosophies.
Female and male gender and diversity of the different conception of sexuality and social behavior in the polytheistic and monotheistic religions. East and West in comparison.
Being health workers in developing countries and in humanitarian emergencies. The approach Demoethnoanthropological proper professional conduct which act at a correct perception of nursing care, and adequate basis for a successful surgery.
• Main concepts and methods of anthropology
• The observation and ethnographic method
• The communication and interactions in everyday life socilai
• Illness and care: medical and health issues in anthropological perspective
-Dan Sperber, "Il sapere degli antropologi". Feltrinelli, Milano 1984
-Alessandro Guidi. "Storia della paletnologia".BUL, Bari 1988
-Gilberto Mazzoleni. "Il diverso e l'uguale. La concettualizzazione delle diversità nei contatti interculturali". Bulzoni editore, Roma 1977
-Dario Sabbatucci."Lo stato come conquista culturale". Roma 1978
-K.O.L. Burridge, A.Hultkranz, A. Leroi-Gourhan, E. Lot-Falck, I.Pauloson, E. Shaden, D. Zahan."Le religioni dei popoli senza scrittura". Editori Laterza, Bari 1988.
-Alain Danièlou. "Miti e Dèi dell'India". BUR Saggi, Bergamo 2012.
-Bruno Riccio. "Migrazioni transnazionali dall'Africa, Etnografie multilocali a confronto". UTET università, Torino 2008.
-Rosanna Masetti. "Magia vaudou". Edizioni mediterranee, Roma 2000.
-Hernan Huarache Mamani. "Gli ultimi curanderos". Pickwick, Cles (TN) 2013.
• Siniscalchi V., Antropologia culturale, Carocci, Roma, 2001 (Cap. 1-2-4-5)
Students will be provided with a booklet. The contents of the booklet are taken from the following references:
• Pizza G., Antropologia medica. Saperi, pratiche e politiche del corpo, Carocci, Roma, 2005
• Sontag S., Malattia come metafora. Il cancro e la sua mitologia, Einaudi, Torino, 1979
• Sclavi M., Arte di ascoltare e mondi possibili, Mondadori, Milano, 2003
• Fabietti U., Malighetti R., Matera V., Dal tribale al globale, Milano, 2002
• Pellegrino V. (a cura di), Mediare tra chi e che cosa?, Unicopli, Milano, 2007
• Pellegrino V. (a cura di), L’occidente e il mediterraneo agli occhi dei migranti, Unicopli, Milano, 2009
• Byron J.Good, Narrare la malattia, Edizioni di Comunità, Torino, 1999
• Cinotti R.,Cipolla C. (a cura di), La qualità condivisa fra servizi sanitari e cittadini, F.Angeli, Milano, 2003
lectures and classroom discussion
lectures using audiovisual tools and classroom discussion
Assessment methods and criteria
The examination will ensure the preparation of the student about the topics covered in the course, in particular the knowledge acquired in the field ethno-anthropological applied to nursing, or the ability to move and interact professionally between different ethnicities and cultures so self-sufficient, avoiding thereby embarrassing errors and little constructive approach.
The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course consists of an oral examination. Through questions about the contents of the course will be determined whether the student has achieved the goal of knowledge and understanding of the content. Through questions regarding prevention strategies and preparation of a care plan will be determined whether the student has achieved the aim of applying the acquired knowledge
The course will provide lecture notes and bibliographic material dedicated.