Virtues and Ideals role fidelity Spring 2008

Virtues and Ideals role fidelity Spring 2008 - Virtues and...

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    Virtues and Ideals in Professional Roles: Role Fidelity With thanks to Debbie Volker N311 Spring 2008 
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    Veracity  Is veracity an absolute obligation? Arguments for:  Respect owed to others (especially  regarding  disclosure and consent) Contractual component of relationship  w/patient Trust
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    Veracity The lie benefits the person lied to A greater good occurs The person wants to be lied to We would always (e.g. consistently) be willing to allow  the violation of veracity under equal circumstances Do patients have a right to not know the truth? Are placebos ethical?
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    Fidelity To act in good faith; to keep vows and  promises Role fidelity refers to the relationship with  Patient Profession Must function within one’s scope of practice.  How do you know what is within your scope  of practice?
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