39333 - Deontology - Nursing Ethics (FA)

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Ravenna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Nursing (cod. 8474)

Learning outcomes

Course contents

Introduction to Ethics and Deonthology principles applied to health care professions: elements of Moral Philosophy; Ethics, Bioethics and professional Deonthology.

General and special ethics: Its origins; universal ethic conceipts; sociological and pedagogical aspects of general ethics. Special ethics as a start point of Deonthology and Bioethics.

Ethics principles and Codes: the Italian Nurses' Code of Ethics. Deonthological responsabilities. International Codes of nursing Ethics: ICN, FEPI.

Introduction to Bioethics: What's bioethics?. Bioethics Boards and the CNB. Analysis of some deonthological decisions and cases: - restraining - abortion – medical assessed procreation – euthanasia

Ethical and bioethical principles of research


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Good health and well-being Reduced inequalities Peace, justice and strong institutions

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.