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HISTORY OF MEDICINE

CODE 58083
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 1 cfu during the 1st year of 8746 ODONTOIATRIA E PROTESI DENTARIA (LM-46) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/02
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    To start the training path of the future dentist with full exposure to all the intercultural and interdisciplinary dimension of the profession, through a survey of the evolution of medical thought and of the challenging great ethical issues of today’s world.

    Introduce the fundamental principles of the history of medicine.

    Define the methodological process necessary for the approach to the study of the historical discipline in the medical and dental field. 

    Illustrate the historical profiles in their evolution in the health context with particular reference to some significant periods.

    Analyze the historical path of the dentist profession. 

    Describe the important role that some medical personalities in the field of odontostomatology have played in history.

    The course includes numerous, supposedly separate topics in order to represent the richness and variety of medicine, with a view to highlight its manifold anthropological, cultural and ethical issues at play.

     

     

    TEACHING METHODS

    oral lecturing

    In the event of a health emergency that prevents frontal lessons, the  lessons will be carried out remotely using the Office365-Teams platform in synchronous or asynchronous mode.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Classroom work will include seminars involving contributions of scholars with a varied cultural background, in the fields of biology and human sciences. In particular, topics will touch on the epistemology of medicine, history of medical thought, anthropology of health, and ethics of care, organized in the following sessions:

    THE CONCEPT OF HEALTH, DISEASE AND CARE OVER TIME

    MIND AND BODY: A SINGLE ENTITY

    CARE OF THE HUMAN PERSON

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    ROSAGEMMA CILIBERTI (President)

    NICOLA GIOVANNI GIRTLER (President)

    STEFANIA ISOLABELLA (President)

    MASSIMO MARESCA (President)

    MARIA PIA SORMANI (President)

    GIANNI VIARDO VERCELLI (President)

    ALESSIO SIGNORI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

     Oral exam, whose results will be weighed with the additional tests, part of the Integrated 

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    oral exam

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    08/02/2023 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale AULA 2 POLO ALBERTI