Ethical Codes

Ethical Codes - reputation and usefulness of the profession...

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Ethical Codes Engineering Hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public. Perform services only in areas of their competence. Issue public statements only in an objective and truthful manner. Act for each employer or client as faithful agents or trustees. Avoid deceptive acts. Conduct themselves honorably, responsibly, ethically, and lawfully so as to enhance the honor,
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Unformatted text preview: reputation, and usefulness of the profession. Medicine • Respect for autonomy: People have the right to make their own choices. (E.g. informed consent) • Beneficence: Practice of doing good. • Non-malfeasance: First do no harm. (Provide benefits while minimizing risk. E.g. clinical trial) • Justice/Fairness: Fairly decide among competing interests....
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