Professional management

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
M-PSI/06 MED/44 SPS/09
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
· To know the operating models of production systems, with particular reference to the health system
· To understand and evaluate the functioning of the organization of a healthcare company according to specific objectives
· To Recognize and evaluate laws and constraints of an economic and corporate nature, in order to develop interventions aimed at providing an effective contribution by the various participants to the 'organization.
· To Acquire and know how to use skills aimed at promoting and supporting innovation, creativity and organizational change
· To understand the psychological aspects of both individual and group behavior in the context of the group and the organization, with particular reference to the management of power and leadership
· To manage and solve organizational problems based on the integrated assessment of the technical, social, individual and institutional components, and in relation to the objectives to be achieved in terms of service to users and the role of the healthcare structure in the community.
· To know the regulatory references relating to the prevention and protection of health and safety in the workplace.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam will consist of different modules depending on the courses: a written test will be proposed consisting of multiple choice questions with the addition of some open questions. In addition it will be possible, at the discretion of the teacher, to carry out an integrative oral test.
Medicina del lavoro
Course syllabus
Health surveillance, judgment of suitability, incapacity for work and profitable and safe job placement
· Biological risk assessment and management with focus on healthcare facilities
Prof. Giovanni Costa, Former Full Professor - scientific sector MED / 44 - Occupational Medicine
· Changes in the world of work:
- From agricultural-industrial society to advanced tertiary
- New technologies
- Globalization of markets
- Flexibility of living and working hours - The "24-hour society"
- New types of employment relationships
- Population aging
- Female work
- Disabled
- Multiethnic and multicultural society (immigration)
- Culture and needs (meaning of work and motivation, work / extra work interference)
· Work stress: Definitions, Conceptual reference frameworks, Interpretative theories, Epidemiological data, Normative references, Work analysis, Analysis of people's responses, Subjective evaluation, Physiological indicators, Work and performance indicators, Health indicators, Evaluation criteria, Methodological aspects, Information and training, Preventive measures, Corrective actions
Teaching methods
The course will include lectures, with presentation and discussion of case studies. Students will also work in groups on specific issues.
Teaching Resources
Prof. Paolo Carrer, Associate Professor - scientific sector MED / 44 - Occupational Medicine
Prof. Giovanni Costa, Former Full Professor - scientific sector MED / 44 - Occupational Medicine
- Didactic material provided by the teachers
Psicologia del lavoro e delle organizzazioni
Course syllabus
Introduction to the course
- Work experience
- Personal skills
- Professional skills
- The value orientations
- The organization and structure
- The culture of the organization
- Positive psychology
- Work well-being
- Burnout
- Engagement
Teaching methods
The course will include lectures, with presentation and discussion of case studies. Students will also work in groups on specific issues.
Teaching Resources
Avallone F. (2011). La psicologia del lavoro e delle organizzazioni. Carocci Editore
Sociologia dei processi economici e del lavoro
Course syllabus
· The concept of profession in the Italian legal system and in the sociology of professions Il concetto di professione nell'ordinamento giuridico italiano e nella sociologia delle professioni.
· The main theoretical approaches of the sociology of professions
- Talcott Parsons and the functionalism;
- Harold Wilensky and the steps in professionalization;
- neo-marxist theories (Haug, Oppenheimer);
- neo-weberian theories of power and monopoly (Abbott; Sarfatti Larsson; Parkin);
- the interactionsim: Eliot Freidson and the concept of professional dominance.
· Doctors and their professionalization. From the middle age to the XIX century (short historical notes). The professionalization of doctors from the XX century to nowadays. Eliot Freidson and the concept of medical dominance. Current debate on medical dominance.
· Doctors in Italy and their professionalization from the Italian unification to nowadays. The medical dominance in the Italian case. Italian doctors in the NHS.
· The "other" health professions. Distinctive features of the Italian case. Short notes on the professionalization of nurses.
· The health professions of prevention: the professionalization of the environment and work prevention technicians. The professionalization of the health prevention assistants: raise, decline and resurgence of a profession
· The technician health professions: the professionalization of health technicians in the care, diagnostic and rehabilitation areas.
· Health professions' reform and the quest for professional orders. From the introduction of professional profiles to the Law No. 3/2018. The current debate.
Teaching methods
The course will include lectures, with presentation and discussion of case studies. Students will also work in groups on specific issues.
Teaching Resources
- Tousijn W. (2000), Il sistema delle occupazioni sanitarie, Bologna, Il Mulino, capp. 1, 4, 6, 7; cap. 5 (limitatamente al par. 1).
Letture consigliate:
- Speranza L. (1999), I poteri delle professioni, Soveria Mannelli, Rubbettino;
- Vicarelli G. (2010), Gli eredi di Esculapio. Medici e politiche sanitarie nell'Italia Unita, Roma, Carocci.
Medicina del lavoro
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Carrer Paolo
Psicologia del lavoro e delle organizzazioni
M-PSI/06 - WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Silvaggi Fabiola
Sociologia dei processi economici e del lavoro
SPS/09 - ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF WORK AND ORGANIZATIONS - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Neri Stefano
Professor(s)
Reception:
Saturday,, 10:00-13:00. online. via Microsoft Teams or Skype. Please, contact the techer by the day before the reception hours, in order to agree an appointment
Microsoft Teams or Skype. If the receptions hours take place face-to-face, Room 6, New building (the building where lesson rooms 10, 11, 12, 13 are located)