moral dilemmas due to recent advances in medicine
branch of philosophy
practical application of moral standards
binding rules determined by an authority
moral conduct to regulate behavior of medical professionals
greatest good for the greatest number
three-step ethics model
Kenneth Blanchard and Norman Vincent Peale's approach to ethics
rule out of diagnosis
decision based on emotion
a problem that occurs when using a duty-approach to ethics is
the conflicting opinions regarding what our responsability is
moral issues that occur as a result of modern medical technology are covered under what specific discipline
when trying to solve an ethical dilemma ,it is necessary to
use logic to determine the solution
the three-step approach to solving ethical dilemmas is based on
*asking ourselves how our decision would make us feel if we had to explain our actions to a loved one.
*asking ourselves if the intended action is legal.
*asking ourselves if the intended action results in a balanced decision.
a utilitarian approach to solving ethical dilemmas might be used when
allocating a limited supply a donor
an illegal act is almost always
a practical application of ethics is
an employee who is entitled to a fair hearing in the case of dismissal from job is a example of
laws that affect the medical profession
often overlap with ethics
have a binding force
are determined by a governmental authority
may allow some unethical acts such as lying on job applications.
are interpreted by some people to require no ethical responsibility beyond what the law requires.