Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student should acquire informations for a proper relationship to the patient in order to safeguard the rights of the same and the prerogatives of the medical professional. He should also acquire the knowledge useful to avoid incurring adverse events to the patient resulting from improper conduct and moreover information for the management of adverse events
The student should already have taken the examinations regarding the study courses of the firt three years and of Pharmacology, Pathology, Orthopedics and Psychiatry
Course contents summary
The doctor-patient relationship, Informed consent, Medical professional liability, General aspects of Risk Management
CANUTO e TOVO, Medicina legale e delle assicurazioni, Piccin, Padova, ultima ed;. PUCCINI, Istituzioni di medicina legale, Ambrosiana, Milano, 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.
Assessment methods and criteria