Psyco-pedagogical and social sciences

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
M-PED/01 M-PSI/01 MED/02 MED/50 SPS/07
Learning objectives
Knows the main psychological and pedagogical theories useful to explain human relationships and human behaviors
Understands basic processes underlying individual, family and group behavior
Knows the main theories, research methods and instruments of social sciences
Identifies historical and ethical dimensions of medicine and healthcare training, with a particular focus on health assistant
Expected learning outcomes
To explain human relationships and human behaviors
To manage the ethical dimensions of their profesion
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lessons only in TEAMS platform
Prerequisites for admission
There are no prerequisites
Assessment methods and Criteria
Multiple choice test with also open questions
All the exams take place on the same day.
General psychology
Course syllabus
1. Perception
2. Learning
3. Memory
4.Thought and reasoning
5. Emotions
6. Motivation
7. Attention
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Testo consigliato: "Psicologia generale per le professioni medico-sanitarie"
Antonella Delle Fave e Marta Bassi. UTET Università, 2015
Theories and science of education and social education
Course syllabus
Introduction to the module and recall of the health assistant profile
Clarification of the central terms in the module: pedagogy, education, educational sciences, didactics
Reflective writing exercise on an episode of education. Sharing of the episodes and discussion.
The constitutive characteristics of education according to Iori
The characteristics of pedagogy as a science
Art-based exercise on the concept of health
Reflections on the working method used in the exercise and discussion of the concept of didactics
Differences between health literacy, health education and health promotion
Education in secondary prevention: models of medicine and educational models
Patient-centered communication techniques and educational communication
Analysis of a case in primary care: educational communication activity between a general practitioner and a patient
The importance of educational diagnosis in clients' education
Analysis of a case (adolescent who goes to the family planning clinic)
Teaching methods
Traditional Lessons
Reflective writing activities
Art-based activities
Case analysis
Teaching Resources
1. Iori V. (2000), Filosofia dell'educazione, Guerini, Milano, (Cap.1, dal Cap. 8 al Cap. 13 compresi)
2. Tarozzi M. (2002), Pedagogia Generale, Pedagogia come Scienza, Guerini, Milano, (pag. 39-64)
3. Zannini L. (2001), Salute, malattia e cura, Franco Angeli, Milano, (Cap. 2)
General sociology
Course syllabus
1. Origins and concepts of sociology; The founders and theoretical themes
2. The paradigms of sociology
3. Methods and tools of social research
4. Socialization and identity building
5. Socialization, inequalities and differences
6. the medicalization of human reproduction: from childbirth to TRA
7. Reflections on health and global inequality
Teaching methods
Frontal and interactive lessons with audiovisual aids, exercises or group work
Teaching Resources
1. Anderson L.M., Taylor H.F., "L'essenziale di sociologia", Zanichelli, 2004 o ed. succ. Capp. 1 e 3;
2. Lombardi L., Riproduzione e salute nella società globale. Genere, medicalizzazione e mutamento sociale, Maggioli Editore, 2018 (Cap. 2 e 3)
Applied medical techniques
Course syllabus
· How and why the profession of Health Visitor was born
· The training path from the beginning of the profession to today
· The professional profile
· The code of ethics
· The importance of professional identity in a healthcare professionist who uses the inter-professionalee approach as a method and which acts as a link between professionals
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons and exercise
Teaching Resources
1. Maria del Carmen Martinez, Manuale per i corsi di laurea in assistenza sanitaria, ed. SEU (cap 1)
2. Il profilo professionale
3. Il codice deontologico
4. slide
Medical history
Course syllabus
Medicine has a history: the origins and meaning of Medicine and the History of Medicine; The sources for the study and research in the historical-medical field
Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome. Medieval Medicine; Knowing the body: Renaissance and Animated Anatomy. Iatrofisica and Iatrochimica. Microscopic anatomy.
Enlightenment and public health: occupational diseases, hygiene and preventive medicine, vaccine prophylaxis, orthopedics, humanitarian treatment of mental patients
The birth of the Clinic and its tools: semiotics, diagnostics and therapy; The problems of Surgery and their resolution: analgesia, anesthesia, asepsis and antisepsis. Cell theory and microbiology
The twentieth century: new concepts, tools and therapies; Evolution and transformation of hospital locations. Ideas for a history of the healthcare profession.
Teaching methods
Frontal Lessons
Teaching Resources
PORRO Alessandro, FRANCHINI Antonia Francesca, CRISTINI Carlo, GALIMBERTI Paolo Maria, LORUSSO Lorenzo, FALCONI Bruno, Lezioni di storia della medicina. Gli strumenti 3, Rudiano, GAM, 2013. ISBN 9788898288113
PORRO Alessandro, CRISTINI Carlo, FALCONI Bruno, FRANCHINI Antonia Francesca, GALIMBERTI Paolo Maria, LORUSSO Lorenzo, Lezioni di storia della medicina 2, Rudiano, GAM, 2011. ISBN 9788889044841
PORRO Alessandro, FALCONI Bruno, FRANCHINI Antonia Francesca, Lezioni di storia della medicina 1, Rudiano, GAM editrice, 2009. ISBN 9788889044513
PORRO Alessandro, Storia della medicina 1 (fino al XIX secolo). In appendice: Storia dell'odontoiatria, Rudiano, GAM editrice, 2009. ISBN 9788889044506
BELLONI Luigi, per la Storia della medicina, Sala Bolognese, Forni, 1990. ISBN 9788827121757
Applied medical techniques
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Crippa Franca
General psychology
M-PSI/01 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
General sociology
SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Lombardi Rosalia
Medical history
MED/02 - MEDICAL HISTORY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Porro Alessandro
Theories and science of education and social education
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Zannini Lucia
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