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Med.Law,Ethics,Bio E

Section 1

Applied Ethics practical application of moral standards that are meant to benefit the patient
Illegal actions? always unethical actions
What is the purpose of law? Provide a way of measuring our actions and punish us when our actions break the law
What is Ethics The study of a branch of philosophy related to morals, moral principles, and moral judgments
Law prescribed by an authority and have a binding legal force.
What actions are not always Illegal? Unethical Actions
What is Morality? The quality of being virtuous .
What is a Bioethicist? specialists who give thought to ethical concerns as they pertain to medicine and medical research.
What are medical practice acts The practice of medicine in a particular state, including the requirements and methods of licensure.
individual rights of persons Rights-based ethics
the principle of the greatest good for the greatest number utilitarianism
Created by: bkitchens1