Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student is expected to acquire information useful for evaluating his/her professional activity from a normative-juridical and ethical standpoint with specific reference to consequences in a penal, civil and ethical context
Course contents summary
1. Bioethics, Ethics and Law: principles and general concepts.
2. Healthcare professions in the National Health Service: Orthoptist – Ophthalmology Assistant.
3. Overview of Criminal Law: the crime; imputability; the status of the healthcare professional before the criminal law; crimes pertinent to healthcare professions, with particular emphasis on “personal injury”.
4. Overview of civil rights with reference to the capacity to act.
5. The medical record and certification.
6. Professional secret and the processing of personal data.
7. Consent to treatment.
8. The duty to refer to the Court:
9. Professional responsibility
10. Verification of death and transplantation.
11. Protection of invalidity and disabled rights: overview of social benefits and insurance with regard to visual defects.
'Le professioni sanitarie (non mediche) - aspetti giuridici, deontologici e medico-legali', Luca Benci, McGraw-Hill, 2002
Istituzioni di Medicina Legale, Clemente Puccini, Casa Edetrice Ambrosiana, latest edition
Oral exam on the basis of the exam schedule