RESPONSIBILITY AND WORK PROTECTION
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 insurance aspects.
Course contents summary
The lectures provide the basic notions regarding the medical-legal aspects of the profession of health technician of prevention in the environment and in the workplace. After the essential notions of criminal law, the main crimes connected with the health activity are examined, discussing not only the general principles but also doctrinal and jurisprudential exemplifications. From these premises we analyze, in their juridical and legal medical significance, the topics strictly related to the practice of the profession, up to present and deepen the complex subject of professional health responsibility and job protection
Elementary principles of Law. Judiciary. Causality. Imputability and Criminal responsibility. The constituent elements of offense. Life and Health offense. Civil Liability and personal injury. Medical activity documentation: medical files and certification. Failure to rescue. Default of official acts. Material and ideological falsehood. Unauthorized practice. professionale responsability in healthcare. Regulations of the employment relationship. Worker protection
MACCHIARELLI L., ALBARELLO P., CAVE BONDI G., FEOLA T.: Compendio di Medicina Legale - Ed. Minerva Medica, Torino, ultima ed. - NORELLI G.A., BUCCELLI C., FINESCHI V.: Medicina Legale e delle Assicurazioni - Ed. Piccin, Padova ultima ed. In aggiunta per gli studenti di Giurisprudenza: DE FERRARI F., PALMIERI L., Manuale di Medicina Legale, Ed. Giuffrè, Milano 2007. Fotocopie fornite dal docente.
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination. The final grade will be based on the overall assessment of the teachers of the Integrated Course