DEONTOLOGIA E BIOETICA
After an introduction to bioethics, the course provides the deepening of the fundamental issues that are related to it, such as the communication of the truth to the patient, the concepts of confidentiality and professional secrecy, the experimentation and the issues they face, end of life issues such as euthanasia (the difference between active and passive euthanasia), the proportionality of care, medical futility (when to suspend a futile treatment), abortion and assisted fertilization, ethics of resources allocation in health care, organ transplants from living and corpse (with discussions about criteria of defining brain death), the functions and the role of ethical consultant in health care system.
Bioetica. P.M. Cattorini - Ed. Elsevier
Il Trapianto di organi. M. Picozzi - Ed. Franco Angeli
Mario Picozzi, Fino a quando? La rinuncia ai trattamenti sanitari, San Paolo Editore, 2012.
Mario Picozzi, Renzo Pegoraro, A.G. Spagnolo, La consulenza etica, Piccin , 2016
The course consists in 12 hours of lectures. The lectures are supported by the projection of PPT slides. The minimum attendance frequency required is 75% of the program.