07654 - Bioethics

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Nursing (cod. 8473)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the module the student possesses the knowledge to develop critical skills with respect to the main bioethical issues of the nursing profession and basic skills for the rational management of ethical problems encountered in concrete situations of clinical practice

Course contents

Ethical issues of early life: law 194/1978;

medically assisted procreation;

 End of life issues: advance care planning, suicide aid, euthanasia.

Consent and refusal / revocation of health treatment


Legal texts

Scientific publications

Stefano Canestrari Wounds of the soul and prisoners (BUP 2021)

Teaching methods

Lessons, casework discussion

Assessment methods

Written test including 32 multiple choice questions.

32/32 = 30 cum laude

30/32 = 30

each correct answer is worth 1 point.

Wrong answer or not given = 0 points

Teaching tools


Office hours

See the website of Francesca Ingravallo


Good health and well-being

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