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GI02105802, A.A. 2013/14

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Degree course 5 years single cycle degree in
GI0270, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2013/14
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Degree course track GENERICO - SEDE DI TREVISO [999TV]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination FORENSIC MEDICINE
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Public, International and Community Law
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge LUCIANA CAENAZZO MED/43

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines MED/43 Legal Medicine 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year Student choice
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Start of activities 03/03/2014
End of activities 14/06/2014
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
9 A.A. 2017/18 sede di Treviso 02/10/2017 30/09/2018 CAENAZZO LUCIANA (Presidente)
APRILE ANNA (Membro Effettivo)
RODRIGUEZ DANIELE (Membro Effettivo)
TOZZO PAMELA (Supplente)
7 A.A. 2016/17 sede di Treviso 03/10/2016 30/09/2017 CAENAZZO LUCIANA (Presidente)
APRILE ANNA (Membro Effettivo)
RODRIGUEZ DANIELE (Membro Effettivo)
TOZZO PAMELA (Supplente)
5 A.A. 2015/16 sede di Treviso 01/10/2015 30/09/2016 CAENAZZO LUCIANA (Presidente)
APRILE ANNA (Membro Effettivo)
BENCIOLINI PAOLO (Membro Effettivo)
TOZZO PAMELA (Supplente)
3 A.A. 2014/15 sede di Treviso 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 CAENAZZO LUCIANA (Presidente)
APRILE ANNA (Membro Effettivo)
BENCIOLINI PAOLO (Membro Effettivo)
TOZZO PAMELA (Supplente)
2 A.A. 2013/14 sede Padova 04/12/2013 30/09/2014 RODRIGUEZ DANIELE (Presidente)
APRILE ANNA (Membro Effettivo)
CAENAZZO LUCIANA (Membro Effettivo)
1 A.A. 2013/14 sede Treviso 24/10/2013 30/09/2014 CAENAZZO LUCIANA (Presidente)
APRILE ANNA (Membro Effettivo)
BENCIOLINI PAOLO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: It is necessary to pass the exam of Criminal Law 1 and an adequate legal training with particular reference to criminal law, civil law and labor law.
Target skills and knowledge: The aim of the course is to provide the conceptual and methodological tools to address issues of collaboration between lawyers and physicians under the dual perspective of medical-legal and medical-forensic.
Examination methods: oral
Course unit contents: Introduction to the knowledge of forensic medicine, with particular attention to the meaning and methodology of medical-biological act in the legal field.
The damage to the person of forensic relevance.
The damage in penal law:
- Offences against the person (with particular reference to issues relating to forensic crime of murder, consensual, incitement to suicide, infanticide, beatings, injury, sexual violence).
- Maltreatment.
- Crimes of abortion.
The damage in the civil law:
- The biological damage, (including the civil law responsibility).

The causality in legal medicine.

The subject’s capacity in legal medicine in penal and civil law. The Italian law on the support administrator.

The Italian law on social protection of motherhood and the voluntary interruption of pregnancy.

The Italian law on medically assisted fertilization.
Accidents at work and occupational diseases .

Aspects of the diagnostic assessment in legal medicine:
- Forensic pathology, the role of the forensic medical doctor in the investigation of inspection, detection and chronology of death.
- Aspects on issues related to personal identification and the peculiarities of forensic laboratory.

The professional responsibility of health professionals
- The protection of health.
- The health professions. Lawfulness of the medical treatments. Sterilization, withdrawal of organs; rectification of sex.
- Information in health care.
- Informed consent to medical treatment. The obligatory health treatment. The Advance directives treatment.
- The assessment of the causal relationship for medical acts of commission and acts of omission.
- The evaluation of the professional misconduct.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • NORELLI, BUCCELLI, FINESCHI,, Medicina legale e delle assicurazioni. --: PICCIN, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo