EthicsMCN - ETHICS IN MATERNAL CHILD NURSING Ruth Rosenblum RN MS CPNP SJSU B i o m e d i c a l E t h i c s The Rise of Bioethics Atrocities of

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Unformatted text preview: ETHICS IN MATERNAL CHILD NURSING Ruth Rosenblum RN, MS, CPNP SJSU B i o m e d i c a l E t h i c s The Rise of Bioethics Atrocities of human beings during and after WWII Increase in scientific research Increased technology Movement of healthcare to business model Human Dignity – defined in wake of gross violations of human rights Tuskegee Institute, etc Human Dignity and Bioethics TABLE OF CONTENTS Letter of Transmittal Members of the President's Counc Council Staff and Consultants Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1: Bioethics and the Ques Chapter 2: Human Dignity and Res www.bioethics.gov What is an Ethical Dilemma? Ethics vs. legality Two or more equally undesirable alternatives Morally acceptable options Can arise over conflicting duty BIOMEDICAL ETHICS provides a structure for comprehensive reflection on the “best interests of the patient”. Ethical Dilemma: a conflict of values, where there is no clear consensus about what is right or wrong, and no single, generally acceptable code of behavior everyone can turn to for insight and guidance....
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