ETHICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL-LEGAL PRINCIPLES
A good general knowledge, culture and education acquired by media, essays/studies and literary texts.
The exam consists in an 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 in thirtieths.
Each discipline examination has to be passed, to get a positive result in the whole Integrated Course.
The exam consists in an oral exam that deals with issues related to the program
Educational aims and hoped-for results in medical humanities (in particular: ethics and history of medicine) are the coherent, necessary introduction and completion of an University degree in Medicine. The main goal is training the students for a sound and coherent ethical, legal and psychological reasoning in biomedical contexts of research, practice and work. Skills to be pursued and implemented are the following ones: perceiving a moral dilemma; justifying personal evaluations in the light of rules, principles and theories; composing a quarrel and disagreement inside the staff and into our social pluralistic arena; recognizing the historical and cultural dimensions of scientific and technological institutions and practices; learning a language suitable for understanding, interpreting and commenting (in dialogue) upon the narrative events of an individual illness and of the institutional working life