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Unformatted text preview: 1 Welcome to another presentation of LEGAL FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTHCARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH 1. Turn your speakers on and adjust the volume most, but not necessarily all, slides are narrated. 2. The large right arrow starts the presentation. The small right arrow-bar advances to the next slide. The large double bar pauses the lecture. 3. A timing bar below indicates your progress on each slide. 4. Notice the options to your right. - Outline- Thumb- Notes- Search (Notes is the narration text) 5. Select the large right arrow in the lower left of the screen and proceed. ENJOY THE PRESENTATION! [If you are familiar with this slide, skip to the next] Hello, I am the author and narrator of the e-book LEGAL FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTHCARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH. The technology used to make this narrated e-book is Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Presenter. To get started you need to turn your speakers on, adjust the volume, look at the bottom left of the screen. You will see a large right arrow. This large arrow starts the program. During the presentation this large arrow turns to a double bar. The double bar is a pause for the presentation. A timing bar shows how much time is left on the narration for the current slide. To advance to the next slide, click on the small right arrow. Between the small right arrow and the large right arrow is a left arrow for returning to the previous slide. Look to the right and you will see the options of Outline, Thumb, Notes, and Search. Notes provides the text of the narration which can be read along with the voice. This provides a learning reinforcement if you so choose. Outline lists each slide in the lecture. Thumb provides a small copy of the slides. Search provides a word search function for the entire lecture. Select the large right arrow to begin. Adjust the volume. I hope you find the presentation enjoyable and educational. Lecture 11, page 1 2 BIOETHICS Lecture 11 BIOETHICS is the topic for the eleventh and last lecture in this e-book, LEGAL FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTHCARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH. Health care ethics, bioethics, and medical law are intertwined out of necessity. When ethical principles are violated, a civil lawsuit often follows. Ethics, involves the examination of human character and conduct, the distinction between right and wrong, and a person's moral duty and obligations to the community. Ethics involves more than just common sense, which is an approach for making decisions that most people in society use. Ethics requires a critical-thinking approach that examines important considerations such as fairness for all, impact of the decision on society, and future implications. The dignity of the individual, must always be of paramount concern when discussing ethics and bioethics. Bioethics concerns ethical issues discussed in the context of advanced medical technology....
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- Spring '11