Professional Management

A.Y. 2021/2022
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
MED/44 MED/50 SPS/09
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
- Know the working models of production systems, with particular reference to the health system
- Understand and evaluate the functioning of the organization of a healthcare company according to specific objectives
- Recognize and evaluate laws and constraints of an economic and business nature, in order to develop interventions aimed at providing an effective contribution by the various participants in the organization
- Acquire and know how to use skills aimed at promoting and supporting innovation, creativity and organizational change
- 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 according to the objectives to be achieved in terms of service to users and the role of the healthcare structure within the community
- Know the normative related to the prevention and protection of health and safety in the workplace.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the students will be able to:
- Know the normative references related to the prevention and protection of health and safety in the workplace and understand the activities related to prevention and the protection of health and safety in the workplace in a healthcare company
- Know the classification of health personnel, plan and optimize its management, including shift work and the detection of absence control; understand how to apply service orders and planning and control aspects;
-know the ethical and deontological aspects of the health sector professions
- Interpret and deepen the study of social, economic and political phenomena in which the regulation and collective action exercised by professional groups are relevant.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
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.
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
· The organizational models of local health agencies, their integration and interconnection
· Identify the role of the technical manager of the prevention health professions in the territorial health agencies
· Develop the ability to analyze and solve problems related to prevention processes, starting from the available evidence
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
- Didactic material provided by the teachers
Applied medical techniques
Course syllabus
· The Health Departments
· The technical area health professions - Professionals in health and regulatory evolution
· Reference legislation for the public sector - Service orders - Service hours - Planning and control in healthcare
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
- The Healthcare Professionals Manager. Rosaria Alvaro, Giovanni Antonetti, Massimo Guerrieri Wolf, Mauro Petrangeli. Edises
- Economics and Management for the health professions. Curated by Antonello Zangrandi - McGrawHill.
- Didactic material provided by the teacher
Economic sociology and sociology of work and organisations
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
Applied medical techniques
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Tafuni Giovanni
Economic sociology and sociology of work and organisations
SPS/09 - ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF WORK AND ORGANIZATIONS - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Bracchi Laura
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours