Legal and Ethical Session 3 Flashcards


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Autonomy

A person’s independent ability to decide on what is right and wrong for them, and individual ability to act on that choice

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Non Maleficence

Cause no harm or hurt to others

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Beneficence

Act for the benefit of others. Promote good and prevent harm

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Justice

Fairness, mercy & equality that is extended to each individual.

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Veracity

Truthfulness. Also includes, not just being truthful, but how much or how the truth is told.

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Bioethics

Application of ethical principles specifically to healthcare

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Morals

Private professional standards of what is right and wrong. Laws reflect the moral values of a society, and offer guidance in determining what is moral

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Values

personal beliefs about the worth of a person, object, idea or action

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Beliefs

interpretations or conclusions people often accept as true, although they do not necessarily have to be true

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Attitudes

mental feelings toward a person, object or idea.

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Ethics

concerned with determining right from wrong, on the basis of knowledge rather than opinion