MEDICINA LEGALE

Dentistry MEDICINA LEGALE

1060200025
DIPARTIMENTO DI MEDICINA, CHIRURGIA E ODONTOIATRIA "SCUOLA MEDICA SALERNITANA"
EQF7
DENTISTRY
2018/2019

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 4
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2015
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
444LESSONS
Objectives
The Legal Medicine course takes place in the second semester of the fourth year.
The course aims to promote the acquisition of fundamental theoretical knowledge of Legal Medicine and aims to contribute to the formation of the future practicing the profession of dentist, integrating its biomedical knowledge with the legal-social ones.
Knowledge and understanding
- Knowledge of the deontological and juridical norms that regulate the professional activity, the relationship with patient and colleagues and the obligations towards the Health and Judicial Authority
- Knowledge of the institutional elements of general, criminal, civil law and social security insurance
- Knowledge of the features of professional responsibility in the exercise of Dentistry
- Knowledge of the damaging causes and their biological consequences, with reference to the traumatology of the odontostomatognatico apparatus and to the evaluation of the damage in the different juridical fields
- Knowledge of the personal identification problems in the living and in the cadaver, with reference to the odontostomatognatico apparatus
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
- Ability to understand and apply the ethical and legal rules related to the profession
- Ability to distinguish fault and malice in the profession
- Ability to describe and critically evaluate personal injuries, their biological consequences and personal injury
- Ability to collaborate critically with the activities of Forensic Dentistry
Transversal skills
- Ability to update through bibliographic tools.
- Ability to critically interpret the validity of scientific literature.
- Ability to formulate a clinical research question.
Prerequisites
None
Contents
The course consists of 44 hours of lessons in which the topics will be addressed:
- Institutions of Legal Medicine: definition, purpose and method of Legal Medicine. The relationship of material causality.
- Penalistic Legal Medicine: general principles of Criminal Law. Criminal responsibility. The eligibility. Crimes and personal injury.
- Civil Law Legal Medicine: legal capacity, ability to act. General doctrine of responsibility. The damage to the person in civil liability. Evaluation of personal injury. Private insurance.
- Professional Deontology: the Deontological Code. The principles of ethics. The dental profession. The power and the duty to cure. The abusive exercise of the profession. The legal qualifications of the dentist. The prohibitions imposed by the law on the dentist. The professional secret. Information and consent to dental treatment. Information and consent in orthodontics. Compulsory reports, report and complaint to judicial authorities. Certificates; the medical record; recipe.
- Professional responsibility in the practice of dentistry
- Social Security between Assistance and Social Security: compulsory insurance against accidents at work and occupational diseases. Retirement disability. Protection of civil invalid. The law 104/92. Privileged pension.
- Notions of asphyxia, tanatology and forensic toxicology.
- Forensic Odontostomatology: the judicial inspection. The medico-legal laboratory: investigations on traces of saliva; group determination of the teeth. Personal identification in forensic odontostomatology: dental nomenclature, identification in the living and in the cadaver, and rugoscopy. Maxillofacial traumatology of medical-legal interest. The dental traumatology. The identification of the bite lesion. Photography and dental forensic radiography. Chronological problems in forensic odontostomatology: vital and post-mortal lesions, chronology of dental avulsions. The anesthetic aspects in dentistry. Expertise and technical advice in the dental field.
Teaching Methods
Teaching includes lectures for 44 hours. It has a six-monthly nature and involves the elaboration by the auditors of papers on ethical-deontological and medico-legal issues. Attendance is mandatory. In order to take the final exam, the student must have attended at least 75% of the teaching hours. The mode of verification of presence is made known by the teacher at the beginning of the lessons.
Verification of learning
The achievement of the teaching objectives is certified by passing an oral exam at the end of the course, which takes into account the active participation in the lessons and the contextual reading of the teaching material distributed (slides and paper), with preparation of written report. The final mark is attributed in thirtieths. The exam is considered passed when the grade is greater than or equal to 18. It is expected to be awarded the highest marks with honors (30 cum laude). The test as a whole makes it possible to ascertain both the ability to know and understand, and the ability to apply the skills acquired, both the ability to exhibit, and the ability to learn and develop solutions in independent judgment.
Evaluation criteria for the examination will be:
1) ability to articulate a complex discourse;
2) ability to express themselves clearly and with appropriate language;
3) ability to contextualize and understand the legal problems included in a medical context;
4) ability to discern the importance of significant data for their possible application.
Texts
-DE FERRARI F., PALMIERI L. (A CURA DI). MANUALE DI MEDICINA LEGALE. ED. GIUFFRÈ, MILANO, 2013.
-DI LUCA N.M., FEOLA T. E COLL., MANUALE DI MEDICINA LEGALE, ED. MINERVA MEDICA, TORINO, 2017.
-NORELLI G.A., BUCCELLI C., FINESCHI V. MEDICINA LEGALE E DELLE ASSICURAZIONI, ED. PICCIN, 2014.
-PUCCINI C., ISTITUZIONI DI MEDICINA LEGALE, CASA EDITRICE AMBROSIANA, MILANO, 2003.
-ZAGRA M., ARGO A., MEDICINA LEGALE ORIENTATA PER PROBLEMI, II ED., EDRA ED., 2018.
  BETA VERSION Data source ESSE3 [Ultima Sincronizzazione: 2019-10-21]