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VALUES CLARIFICATION Process by which people identify, examine, and develop values
ACCOUNTABILITY answerable to oneself and others for one's own actions
AUTONOMY the right to make one's own decisions
CODE OF ETHICS a formal statement of a group's ideals and values
INFORMED CONSENT Agreement by the client to accept a course of treatment or a procedure after being provided complete information
ADVANCED DIRECTIVES legal and lay documents that allow an individual to specify aspects of care of unable to make or communicate preferences
ADVOCATE one who expresses and defends the cause of another
TELEOLOGY consequence - based- theories - look to outcomes or consequences to judge whether on action is right or wrong
UTILITARIANISM most good and least harm to the greatest number of people
DEONTOLOGY principles-based theories - emphasized individual rights, duties and obligations involve logical and formal processes
CARING THEORIES relationship-based theories - stress courage, generosity, commitment and the need to nurture and maintain relationships
NURSING ETHICS ethical issues that occur in nursing practice
PROFESSIONAL VALUES values acquired during socialization into the profession
PERSONAL VALUES internalized values
justice fairness
moral rules specific prescriptions for actions
veracity telling the truth
nonmaleficence do no harm
beneficence duty to do good
fidelity faithfulness to agreements and promises
Created by: jdrahota