The course aims at providing students with general knowledge about: i) the main forensic aspects of medical issues; ii) the principles of forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine; iii) the Italian legislation as well as bioethics and the ethical code; iv) the post-mortem alterations, certification, the estimation of time since death, identification, scene of crime, medical malpractice and social and private insurance.
Expected learning outcomes
The students know: i) the tools for differential diagnosis of violence and of crimes against the person, to appropriately describe and interpret trauma; ii) how to use the underlying principles of consent, medical liability, medical ethics and reporting.
Lessons timetable and exams
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary) Lessons timetable