Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course will provide students with the basic juridical concepts and principal applicable standards and doctrines of specific interest for correctly performing the activity of biomedical laboratory technician within the current healthcare profession context.
Participation in at least ? of classroom lessons and study of recommended texts.
Course contents summary
- Current teaching regulations and legal aspects of the healthcare profession of biomedical lab technician
- Overview of legal issues
- The healthcare professional qualified as a public official, assigned to a public service providing a necessary public service
- Basic concepts regarding the penal code: crimes and violations; principal and secondary sanctions; psychological aspect of crime (concept of wilful wrongdoing, crime in excess of intent and misconduct); cause and concurrent cause; motives for non-punishability; imputability
- & nbsp; Abuse of professional practice
- Healthcare documentation: the crimes of forgery and fraud in a public document
- The patient-healthcare worker relationship: professional secrecy, informed consent
- Safeguarding of privacy: applicable standards and primary obligations for healthcare workers
- Professional responsibility of the biomedical lab technician
1) Teaching material for each lesson
2) Benci L.: Le professioni sanitarie (non mediche): aspetti giuridici, deontologici e medico legali ? Ed. McGraw-Hill Italia (most recent edition)
classroom lectures supplemented by audiovisual aids