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Proffesional ethics

TermDefinition
Ethos(greek word) A characteristic way of acting
Mos/moris (morality Means manners, customs, or practices of land or people
Ethics Study of right and wrong and how to tell the difference between them
HIFCRFCA Honesty, Integrity, fairness, caring, respect, fidelity, citezenship, and Accountability
Utilitarianism or consequentialism Advocates that actions a re morally correct or right when the largest number of persons are benefited
Deontology Action bades on duty
Deontology Judge action by deciding if its an obligation
Virtue Philosophical belief that focuses on using wisdom rather than emotional and intellectual solving
Professional Ethics A branch of moral science which treats obligation which a member of the profession owes to the public, to his profession, to his brethren, and to his clients.
Professional ethics it embraces the basic principles of right action or norms of conduct which exemplary and honorable in the practice of profession.
Habi is an acquired mode of behavior involving the tendency to repeat and to reproduce certain actions.
Custom it is an ordinary or usual manner of doing or acting, or the habitual practice of a community or people.
Ideals Conceived as perfect, suoremely excellent and very desirable
Etiquette Rule of behavior, form of ceremony, decorum and social graces
Tradition Transmission of knowledge, opinions, doctrines, custom and practices from generation to generation
Autonomy Freedom to decide; right to make rational decision free from external pressure
Non maleficence Not to cause harm
Beneficence All act must be meant to be beneficial
Code of ethics Articulated statement of role morality as seen by the members of a profession
Justice All person must be treated equally
Confidentiality Discloses factual information;refers to the concept of privacy
Double effect Refers to the fact that some action may produce both good and bad effect
Fidelity Strict observance of promises and duties, loyalty, and faithfulness to others
Legal rights Right of individuals or grouos that are established and guaranteed by law
Moral priciples Universal guides to action that are derived frombso called basic moral truths that should be respected unless a morally compelling reason exists not to do so, also referred to as ethical principle
Moral rights Rights of individuals or grouos that exist separately from government or institutional guarantees, usually asserted based on moral principle or rules
Morality Widely shared social conventions about right and wrong human conduct
Morals Generally accepted customs, principles, or habits of right living and conduct in a society and the individuals practice in relation to these
Paternalism Attitude to promptly decide on ones health even without consulting the patient affected
Professional etiquette Manners and attitudes generally accepted by members of a profession
Respect for property Keeping patients belonging safe and free from damage
Rights justified claims that an individual can make on inviduals, groups or society
Sanctity of life Belief that life is the highest good
Values Ideals and customs of a society toward which the members of a group have an effective regard. A value may be a quality desirabke as an end in itself
Veracity(truthfulness) Duty to tell the truth and avoid deception
Virtue Trait of character that is socially valued such as courage
Radiologic technologist ethics A branch of moral philosophy which deals with the relationship of a Radiologic Technologist with the patient and the family of the patient, his associates and fellow workers and the community.
3 things to govern Tongue, temper, and conduct
3 things to cultivate Courage, affection and gentleness
3 things to commend Cruelty, arrogance and ingratitude
3 things wish for Health, friends and contentment
3 things to admire Intellect, dignity and gracefulness
3 things to give Alms to the needy, comfort for the sad, and appreciation to the worthy
Health ethics/medical ethics A system of moral principles that apply values and judgement to the practice of medicine. It encompassess its practical application in clinical settkngs as well as work on its history, philosophy, theology and sociology
Created by: Myxxx