HEALTH LAW AND DEONTOLOGICAL ETHICS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course allows the student to understand the legal significance of the
employment relationship and its place in the wider
system of national and European legal systems. Through the frequency
lessons and study of the material, the student acquires
knowledge of the fundamental principles that govern the employment relationship
subject, its distinction from self-employment and its
interactions with the right of association; workers' rights; the powers and
the prerogatives of the entrepreneur; of negotiation models through which the
realizes the recruitment of labor force; the specificities of these phenomena in '
scope of employment in the employ of the government. the
course is to make students understand the mechanisms for '
acquisition and workforce management in organizations
(public or private) which carry on their activities
professional and their legal regulation, as well as to make
they acquire a greater capacity for critical evaluation with respect to
their rights, their duties and their role as providers of labor.
The student must acquire the information needed to assess their
professional activity in terms of normative-legal and ethical
with specific reference to the reflections in criminal, civil and community health.
At the end of the course the student will be able to
discriminate between the different sources of law, to interpret the conditions
records of patients in relation to the forecasts legal regulations,
relate their work professionally towards patients and
of public and private institutions (in health care) to the context
The form of occupational medicine aims to provide the basis for
understand the meaning of the concepts of hazard and risk factor
health risk; aims to promote the understanding of the
health professional of the possible consequences in terms of health
exposure to risk factors in the healthcare environment. the student
must learn to know and use protective devices
individual in the context required as a measure of risk prevention
biological. Will have to learn the reflexes of work on
health professionals. Will finally know the meaning of
health surveillance and the implications in terms of personal and organizational
the judgment of suitability for specific tasks.
Course contents summary
The teaching involves the articulation into three modules on the specific content.
The form of labor law focuses on Italian and European sources governing the employment relationship and labor relations, with particular attention to the role played by the collective agreement, both in 'private use, and the public. The student will learn the structure, function and powers of the trade unions which takes place through the collective representation of workers within the company, the qualification of the employment relationship, the contractual models cc.dd. non-standard for the recruitment of the labor force, as regulated in national law and Community law.
Through the form of Forensic Medicine, the student will learn the principles of bioethics, the Professional ethics and the law; understand the meaning of the offense, the qualification of health care in the face of criminal law, crimes of interest of health with particular regard to "personal injury", the duty to cooperate with the judicial authorities. Also, know the legal im0plicazioni holding health records, professional liability. Finally, know the principles on which rests the Social Security system (Security and Support) with special reference to the conditions of hearing and deaf-mutism.
The form of occupational medicine will complete context knowledge to the future health professional providing an overview of the main risk factors for health and safety in health care facilities. The practitioner will learn the meaning and limits of the use of personal protective equipment, the meaning of health surveillance for the disease to work and work-related diseases.
The study of the issues addressed mainly focuses on what has been discussed
in the classroom and on the material distributed by the teachers and also present on the Course website. In any case, for a further
deepening students can use the chapters and paragraphs
corresponding to the themes listed in the volume: A. THE TIP,
Employment Law, Giuffre, Milan, in the most recent available.
The course consists of lectures only. During the lectures will highlight the peculiarities of each subject, and discussed general issues related to their application and any legal interpretations, medical legal and employment context.
Assessment methods and criteria
The achievement of the objectives will be assessed by an oral and written exam with multiple choice questions. the questions are structured so as to ensure:
- Knowledge of the characteristic features of legal institutions treated;
- An understanding of the interrelationships between the functioning of the dynamics organization and regulation of labor relations;
- Critical evaluation of the position of the employee in the organizations, of its rights and its obligations;
- Knowledge of professional ethics;
- The ability to analyze business situations that may pose a risk to the safety and health;
- An understanding of the meaning of health surveillance for health care professionals.
The students must demonstrate that they have acquired knowledge and skills appropriate to discuss, in detail, the legal issues relating to the legal and medical profession. The examination shall be deemed passed, compared to the written test, if the student has provided no less than 70% correct answers (in multiple choice quizzes), as well as a sufficient content assessed in the interview.