Card Set Information
Nursing Week 11-12
What is ethical
Ethical is what a person believe is right(morally)
no matter how you feel, the issue is right or wrong
Reasons for discrepancies
Individual differences exist.
Human behavior and motivation are complex.
Legal system judges action, not intent.
Laws are influenced by social and political forces.
Principle of Utility (Teleology Ethics)
consequences which any action might have.
When we make choices which result in the correct consequences.
an approach to ethics that judges the morality of an action.
choices are morally required, forbidden, or permitted.
what is beneficence
Duty to promote good and to prevent harm