Veterinary ethics and professionalism
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List some ethical issues in veterinary practice
- 'Heroic treatments'
- Elective procedures
- Treatment of wild animals
- Financial issues
List examples of ethical conflicts between different parties
What are the two animal interests when discussing ethics?
Quality of life and quantity of life
What are some justifications for killing animals?
- For food
- Pest control
What are the three views on the value of animal life?
- Only quality matters
- Quantity matters but animals are fully replaceable
- Animals are not fully replaceable
What is an ethical dilemma?
Situations where each possible course seems to be morally wrong
To practic veterinary medicine in the UK you must have a veterinary degree and be a member of ...?
What document does the RCVS produce?
The guide to professional conduct
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