Medical disciplines - MEDICINA LEGALE (2012/2013)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02535
Name of lecturer
Aldo Eliano Polettini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
MED/43 - FORENSIC MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
1° semestre dal Oct 1, 2012 al Dec 14, 2012.

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Lesson timetable

1° semestre

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Learning outcomes

To illustrate the fundamentals of Legal Medicine and Forensic Toxicology, with reference to the general and specific codes and laws pertaining to these disciplines.
To illustrate possibilities and limits of forensic sciences in providing correct responses to judicial and legal problems.

Syllabus

• Introduction to legal medicine
• The cause-effect relationship
• Professional secret and italian act on privacy
• Informed consent to treatments
• Forensic Toxicology
• Substances of abuse and traffic accidents
• Doping: juridical aspects

Assessment methods and criteria

written and oral

Teaching aids

Documents