Healthcare Ethics

Healthcare Ethics - Ethics In Healthcare February 10, 2010...

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1 Ethics In Healthcare February 10, 2010
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2 Outline Values in Health Ethics Tool Box Ethics in Health Management The Administrator’s Role The Duties of an Organization
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3 Values-Defined How we appraise the state of the world Reinhard Priester What is desirable or what ought to be—not what is, was or will be Health care value—what is thought to be good or desirable in our health care system
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4 Ethics Tool Box Respect Beneficence Nonmalificence Justice
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Respect for Persons Autonomy—concern with the privacy, liberty, freedom of choice, and self-control of the individual Honesty Confidentiality Fidelity 5
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Beneficence Wholeheartedly directed towards doing good, but knowing the severest limits—limits on knowledge, time, ability, resources, etc. Three levels—individual, organizational, societal 6
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7 Beneficence Don’t make the problem worse Provide benefits when able Balance benefits and harm
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8 Nonmaleficence Idea of first do no harm Sometimes you have to cause a little pain to gain a greater good Lessening that pain as much as possible Avoid risky behavior, unless justified by results
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