STORIA DELLA MEDICINA, DEONTOLOGIA ED ETICA CLINICA

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2016/2017
Year: 
4
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2019/2020
Credits: 
2
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
24
Requirements: 

None

The exam consists in an oral exam aiming to define the knowledge and comprehension (20%), application skills of theory (25%), autonomous judgement (20%), communication skills (15%) and learning ability (20%). The mark is expressed with a pass.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

At the end of the course, students should be able to:
• demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts and theoretical perspectives in ethics;
• recognize and critically analyze ethical concerns in biology, medicine and public health;
• distinguish ethical questions from scientific and legal questions and from questions of personal preference, custom, or habit;
• develop and use critical thinking skills to analyze information and situations in order to respond and act ethically with regard to scientific research, practice, and technology;
• recognize that while there can usually be several answers or approaches to an ethical question, it is important to present a strong, well-reasoned argument for one’s position. And then to develop the ability to justify an ethical position;
• enhance respectful dialogue among individuals with diverse perspectives.
•develop a critical reading of the cultural and historical medicine.
At the end of the course, students should have also the theoretical competences that will allow them to assess ethical reasoning in complex situations and ethical decision making in professional and research practice.