BIOETHICS AND ANTHROPOLOGY
A good general knowledge acquired by the media and literary texts.
The Course tries to promote the competence of the students in some medical humanities. In details as follows:
Training the students for a coherent ethical reasoning in biomedical contexts of research, practice and work; fostering the personal skills in perceiving a moral dilemma, in justifying an individual evaluation and in dealing with a disagreement inside the staff; implementing the competences in narrative ethics.
Providing the theoretical basis of psychology for professional practice
The course objective is to make the student conscious of the importance of the relationship between health professional and patient.
Definition of biomedical ethics; bioethics at the beginning and end of life; ethical issues in the research, in the clinical practice (truth telling, confidentiality, consent and so on), in the public health care (justice, vaccination, organ transplantation, animal rights, and so on) [for details, see the index of the suggested handbooks]. Teaching methodology: theoretical lessons; group debate; interpretation of emotional responses; applying principles to narrative plots.
PROGRAM SUMMARY OF THE COURSE (list of topics) -Definition of psychology: -The Cognitive functions; -Intelligence; -Emotions; -Personality; Communication; -Helping Relationship
COMPLETE PROGRAMME OF THE COURSE (explanation of the topic covered in the program summary):
-Psychology: definition, origins, orientation, method; the psychology in training of healthcare worker
-The cognitive functions: consciousness and surveillance, attention, perception, memory, learning, thought, language
-Motivation: pulsing theory; cognitive theory, motivations systems
-Emotions: emotions theory
-Personality: explanation, treatment, psychodynamic theory, cognitive development, attachment, coping strategy
-Communication, helping relationship
The course will address key forensic issues in the light of the doctor-patient relationship. In individual subjects will try to highlight the significance of the rule so as to enable the student to its application in clinical practice.
In particular the frontal lessons are focused on the following topics:
1. Informed consent
3. Organ transplantation
5. Scope of medicine
6. INPS – INAIL
8. In vitro fertilisation
11. Legal report
P.M. Cattorini, Bioetica.Metodo ed elementi di base per affrontare problemi clinici, Elsevier, Milano, 4th ed. , 2011; P.M. Cattorini, Bioetica e cinema, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2° ed. 2006; T.L. Beauchamp – J.F. Childress, Principles of Biomedical Ethics, Oxford Univ. Press, last edition; G.Boniolo-P.Maugeri, Eds., Etica alle frontiere della biomedicina Milano, Mondadori, 2014; D. Neri, La bioetica in laboratorio, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2005. A written multiple choice test is eventually submitted.
PSYCHOLOGY:David G. Myers Psicologia generale Un’introduzione al pensiero critico e all’indagine scientifica. Ed Zanichelli
Mario Tavani, Mario Picozzi, Gabriella Salvati, Manuale di deontologia medica, Giuffrè Editore, 2007.
Mario Picozzi, Il Trapianto di organi. M. Picozzi - Ed. Franco Angeli
Mario Picozzi, Fino a quando? La rinuncia ai trattamenti sanitari, San Paolo Editore, 2012.