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Ars Medica

Code 15099
Year 1
Semester A1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(54H)/TC(8H)/TP(8H)
Scientific area Human Sciences
Entry requirements not aplicável
Learning outcomes At the end of the course the student should be able to:
1 - Identify and characterize fundamental elements of the history of Medicine;
2 - Explain the meaning of the expression “Art of Medicine”;
3 - Assess different approaches to pain and suffering within the scope of medical practice;
4 - Relate the medical profession with ethical principles and values;
5 - Reflect on ethical problems arising from scientific research and related to medical practice;
6 - Recognize the importance of interdisciplinarity for a better understanding of the human.
Syllabus History of Medicine over the Centuries
1. Medicine in Antiquity
2. Medicine in the Middle Ages
3. Medicine in Judaism
4. Arab Medicine
5. Renaissance Medicine
6. The great Epidemics and Pandemics in the history of mankind
7. Medicine and the future: eHealth – Digital Patient – Telemedicine
8. Medicine and trauma: evolution throughout history
Other Medical Currents
1. Ayurvedic Medicine
2. Traditional Chinese Medicine
3. Narrative Medicine
Ethics and Morals in Medical Practice
1. Fundamentals of Ethics and Morals
2. Behavioral Moral
3. Bioethics and Technology
4. Medical Ethics
Humanization in Medicine
1. Anthropology of Caring - Digital Anthropology
2. Philosophy of Medicine - Edmund D. Pellegrino
3. Medical Patient Relationship
4. Patient Physician Relationship in the Medicine of the Future
5. Ultrasound: a way to communicate
6. Pain - Phenomenology
7. Suffering and Death
Mind and body
1. the person
2. Art therapy
3. Mindfullness in medical practice
Main Bibliography CARRICK, P., Medical Ethics in the ancient world, Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2001. MICHEAU, F., «A Idade de Ouro da medicina árabe» in: J. LE GOFF, As Doenças têm história, Lisboa, Terramar, [1997]. VAIDYA, A. (2003), “Blood letting: from ancient times to modern times” in Proceedings of the 12h Annual History of Medicine Days, WA Whitelaw. ANTUNES, J. L., «A profissão de médico» in: Análise Social, vol. XXXVIII (166), 2003. GADAMER, H.-G. (1993), O Mistério da Saúde, Lisboa, Edições 70, 1997. HIPÓCRATES, The Art [of Medecine], The Loeb Classical Library, London, William Heinemann Ltd. / Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 1959. OMS (2004): Better Palliative Care for Older People. CURADO, M. & OLIVEIRA, N. (org.) (2010), Pessoas Transparentes — Questões actuais de bioética, Lisboa, Almedina. RICOEUR, P., Os três níveis do juízo médico, trad. J. Rosa, Covilhã:, 2010.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Assessment Practical activity: ONLINE PowerPoint presentation of the work developed after reading the two literary works and in relation to a theme or themes using the theoretical concepts and methods of practical application through a critical judgment based maximum time for presentation 20 minutes (those who will be penalized do not meet this time). The work consists of using the two literary works and making an analysis of the historical framework and a reflection on aspects that they deem relevant theoretical activity Included theoretical questions from the 5 blocks and solution of clinical cases related to the matter, and all topics discussed whose contents are in the MANDATORY REFERENCES There will be 1 knowledge test that will consist of multiple choice answers in a total of 50 questions (10 for each block) . There will be a second test in the continuous assessment for grade improvement or for students who fail the first test with a minimum grade required.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.


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Abel Garcia Abejas


Last updated on: 2022-01-14

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