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NRS 206- ch.12

Chapter 12 - Ethics and Values

Ethics the study of conduct and character. Determine what is good for the patient or family of patient.
Autonomy the commitment to include client in decision about all aspects of care.
beneficence taking positive action to help others.
nonmaleficence avoidance to harm or hurt
justice advocate, doing what is fair.
fidelity A PROMISE to the patient of following through.
code of ethics' nursing a set of guiding principles that all members of nursing profession must accept. - guidelines for correct practice and behavior for nursing occupation.
Name the "basic principles of code of ethic? 1. advocacy 2. responsibility 3. accountability 4. confidentiality.
Advocacy A code of ethic that refers to nursing who support a cause of health, safety, and the right of the client.
responsibility a code of ethics that refers to the respect of obligation (work) to follow through a promise.
accountability a code of ethics tat refers to answer for one's own action.
confidentiality a code of ethic that is protected through HIPPA, that no evidence of health status or health history can be submitted or send without a person's notification.
HIPPA Health insurance and Portability and Accountability act of 1996.
Value a personal belief about the worth of a given idea, custom, or object that sets standards influence behavior.
How does a given value come to be? 1. VALUE FORMATION 2. VALUE CLARIFICATION
value formation a personal belief that comes from the raised background given to the environment and care of parental background. AKA child rearing.
value clarification the resolve of an ethical problem which one has to cope for and either tolerate or disagree with another person's value.
what is dentology? a ethical theory through philosopher, (Immanuel Kant), that givens meaning to action as right or wrong if they are based with character.
What ethic principle does dentology is focused on? Autonomy, the understanding of a patient's presence in legal decision with medical care.
What is utilitarianism? a part of ethics that gives meaning to an object of decided importance weighed on the usefulness of it's action.
what is another meaning of utilitarianism? consequentialism
What is the difference between dentology vs. utilitarnism? Denotlogy focuesed on the purpose or action of the event. Utilitarnism always refers to the consequence or effect of the purpose.
What is feminist ethics? A part of ethics that focuses on inequalities between people. - it likes to focus on the natural relation between a conflict.
ethic of care - focuses on the importance of understanding a relationship, especially if they are related to an emergency.
Futile care the patients right to refuse care from a doctor or medical staff.
genetic screening a way to prevent a disease from occurring through scanning a person's dna for a gene that can cause a disease.
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