Legal and Ethical Session 3 Flashcards
A person’s independent ability to decide on what is right and wrong for them, and individual ability to act on that choice
Cause no harm or hurt to others
Act for the benefit of others. Promote good and prevent harm
Fairness, mercy & equality that is extended to each individual.
Truthfulness. Also includes, not just being truthful, but how much or how the truth is told.
Application of ethical principles specifically to healthcare
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
personal beliefs about the worth of a person, object, idea or action
interpretations or conclusions people often accept as true, although they do not necessarily have to be true
mental feelings toward a person, object or idea.
concerned with determining right from wrong, on the basis of knowledge rather than opinion