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Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
First Semester
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Lesson (12 hours)
Voto Finale

Virtues and skills of a Dental Hygienist or a Perfusionist. Definition of applied ethics; ethical issues in the research, in clinical practice (truth telling, confidentiality, consent), in the public health care and in health care policies (justice, vaccination, organ transplantation)
12 hours of direct interpersonal teaching are required as a general basic introduction. Vis a vis lessons/lectures are going to deal with some of these topics and to show the proper learning methodology to widen the issues. Individual ways of further studying and investigating in ethics are to be taught and tested in the classroom.

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

By following the introductory exposition by the professor and by dealing with concrete biomedical problems-in-situation, cognitive knowledge, emotional discernment, communicating competence and history/ethics-applying skills are fostered and trained. Theories, principles, ways of reasoning, logical rules, linguistic ambiguities, styles of behavior, historical events and moral questions are presented, commented and analyzed in a pluralistic manner. Relevant key words and issues will be debated and interdisciplinary professional-technological dilemmas will be criticized and evaluated.

Reception Hours: for more information and individual consultation or after class meeting in “Padiglione Antonini”, via Rossi 9, Varese, the student is invited to preliminarily contact the teacher at his email address ( Prof. Picozzi answers just signed letters coming from “” domain.