ethical principles

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ethical principles
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2015-05-22 14:15:28
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  1. autonomy
    • Emphasizes persons as autonomous moral agents whose rights to determine┬áthere destinies should always be respected
    • patients rights
  2. Beneficence
    • One's duty to benefit or promote the good of others
    • Health care workers who act in the clients best interest are beneficence
    • autonomy may be override when that individual has been deemed harmful to self and others
  3. Nonmaleficence
    • Abstaining from negative acts towards another
    • includes acting carefully to avoid harm-intentionally or unintentionally
  4. Justice
    • based on notion of hypothetical social contract b/t free, equal, and rational person
    • concept of justice reflects a duty to treat all individuals equally and fairly
  5. veracity
    one's duty to always be truthful

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