90973 - Professional Ethics and Deontology of the TSRM (BO)

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Imaging and Radiotherapy techniques (cod. 9079)

Learning outcomes

After completing this module, the student has the knowledge of the code of ethics and professional ethics of the radiographer, act on the transfer of competences and types of communication in the profession.

Course contents

Definitions of ethics and professional ethics, sources of inspiration of the code of ethics for health professional.

The deontology code of  the radiographer and ethical principles on which it is based. Ethics and deontology "practice" in the workplace. Demand analysis in radiology: acquisition of interpersonal and communication skills in the profession through the helping relationship. Legislative developments and professional profile. Concepts of professional responsibility.


L.Benci . Esercizio, responsabilità ed etica della professione. Atti di convegno

A.Beux “il codice deontologico” .Rassegna tecnica di Radiologia Medica anno 15 n°46-2002

FNCPTSRM. “Codice Deontologico del TSRM” . Roma luglio 1993
AA.VV. Guida all'esercizio professionale. Ed.Medico scientifiche Torino 1990.

Teaching methods

Lectures and discussions on topics covered or brought by the students.

They will also analyzed various professional situations that may arise during the daily act professional.

Assessment methods

The assessment of learning takes place through a final exam that verifies the acquisition of the knowledge and skills expected in the context of risk management procedures and company organization aimed at the safety of the diagnostic process, through an  written test that provides at least 3 open questions on the main topics covered during the lessons

Teaching tools

Presentations in PDF format provided by the teacher on topics covered in class, supplemental papers on topics discussed in .pdf format. Projection of videos related situations and topics covered in class.

Office hours

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