Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student should acquire sufficient information to judge his professional activity from a legal and ethic point of view with particular reference to criminal, civil and ethical aspects.
Course contents summary
The lecture series explains the basic notions in relation to the medical-legal aspects of the health profession of Midwife with the analysis, in their legal and medical-legal meaning, of subjects closely related to the exercise of the profession, such as the correct compilation of health documentation, consent informed to treatment, up ton the themes of social protection of motherhood and voluntary interruption of pregnancy, sexual violence, with reference to the contents of the Ethics Code of Midwife
The voluntary interruption of pregnancy. Sexual violence. Informed consent. Bioethics and Medical ethics. Failure to provide assistance. Default of official acts. Material and ideological falsehood. Unauthorized practice.
Macchiarelli L., Albarello P., Cave Bondi G., Feola T., Compendio di Medicina Legale, Edizioni Minerva Medica, Torino, ultima ed.
Norelli G.A., Buccelli C., Fineschi V., Medicina legale e delle assicurazioni, Piccin Editore, Padova, ultima ed.
De Ferrari F., Palmieri L., Manuale di Medicina Legale, Giuffré Editore, Milano, 2007. Codice Deontologico dell'Ostetrico/a - Fotocopie fornite dal docente
Assessment methods and criteria