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Intro to RAD 24/26

Intro to RAD Ch. 24/26 definitions

TermDefinition
Autonomy Person's self-reliance, independence, liberty, rights, privacy, individual choice, freedom of the will, and self-contained ability to decide
Beneficence Doing of good; active promotion of goodness, kindness, and charity
Codes of Ethics Articulated statement of role morality as seen by the members of a profession
Consequentialism Belief that the worth of actions is determined by their ends or consequences; actions are right or wrong according to the balance of their good and bad consequences
Ethics Systematic study of rightness and wrongness of human conduct and character as known by natural reason
Laws Regulations established by government and applicable to people within a certain political subdivision
Moral Principles General, universal guides to action that are derived from so-called basic moral truths that should be respected unless a morally compelling reason exists not to do so; also referred to as ethical principles
Morals Generally accepted customs, principles, or habits of right living and conduct in a society and the individual's practice in relation to these
Nonconsequentialism Belief that actions themselves, rather than consequences, determine the worth of actions; actions are right or wrong according to the morality of the acts themselves
Norms Standards set by individuals or groups of individuals
Professional Ethics Internal controls of a profession bases on human values or moral principles
Rules of Ethics ARRT's mandatory standards of minimally acceptable professional conduct. These are enforceable and can result in sanctions should the ARRT determine the certificate holder has violated any of the rules
Veracity Duty to tell the truth and avoid deception
Assault Any willful attempt or threat to inflict injury and any intentional display of force that would give the victim reason for fear or expect immediate bodily harm
Battery Any unlawful touching of another that is without justification or excuse
Defamation Holding up a person to ridicule, scorn, or contempt in a respectable and considerable part of the community
Implied Consent Person's agreement to allow something to happen which is not expressly given but rather inferred from a person's actions or inactions
Informed Consent Person's agreement to allow something to happen that is based on full disclosure of the facts needed to make the decision intelligently
Negligence Failure to do something that a reasonable person guided by ordinary considerations that ordinarily regulate human affairs would do or the doing of something that a prudent person would not do
Res Ipsa Loquitur Meaning the thing speaks for itself
Respondeat Superior Meaning let the superior respond or the master speaks for the servant; the physician, supervisor, or employer may be liable for wrongful acts of their employees
Tort Private or civil wrong or injury, other than breach of contract, for which the court provides a remedy in the form of an action for damages
Created by: eortiz494