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Running head:MORAL AND ETHICAL DEVELOPMENT AMONGHEALTHCARE WORKERS1MORAL AND ETHICAL DEVELOPMENT AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERSHEALTH320Gail D. Grantham03/05/2021
MORAL AND ETHICAL DEVELOPMENT AMONG HEALTHCAREWORKERS2AbstractThere are laws that regulate human behavior for the benefit of society. Legislation is made toprevent harm while protecting the rights of a person. As a health worker, it is your responsibilityto provide care and if you violate that duty and someone is injured due to that violation, you willbe subject to a penalty. The practical application of moral standards intended to benefit thepatient is medical ethics. Your role in the field of healthcare is both extremely rewarding anddemanding, whether your role is to be a doctor or a medical administrator. Many medicalmethods and treatments have both merits and downsides, and patients have their own input andcircumstances to consider. Each principle is commonly referred to in English as a fundamentaldefinition of health ethics, but it does have a special meaning when it is used in a medical setting.The best possible patient safety and care is ensured by these principles. There are also threeprinciples of ethical reasoning and decision making to address healthcare dilemmas that aredifferent for an individual's choosing.There are also needs and value-based theories and ethicalbehaviors to consider. People have hierarchically defined needs. You must ensurethat employeesare on the same page regarding responses to ethical issues on the job in any healthcare setting.The laws and ethics in healthcare are put in place to protect not only the patient, but healthcareworkers at any level.
MORAL AND ETHICAL DEVELOPMENT AMONG HEALTHCAREWORKERS3MORAL AND ETHICAL DEVELOPMENT AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERSDay/1 First Key Element:Basic Principles of Ethics to Address Healthcare Dilemma1.Beneficence-Beneficence is the obligation to act in the best interest of the clientregardless of the self-interest of the health care provider.2.Non-maleficence-Non-maleficence states that a medical practitioner has a duty to do noharm or allow harm to be caused to a patient through neglect.3.Justice-Justice: The principle of justice states that there should be an element of fairnessin all medical decisions and for medical practitioners to uphold applicable laws andlegislation when making choices.4.Autonomy-Autonomy: In medicine, autonomy refers to the right of the patient to retaincontrol over his or her body.5.Veracity-Veracity is defined as being honest and telling the truth and is related to theprinciple of autonomy.6.Role Fidelity-Role Fidelity is a special form of the principle of beneficence captures thequality of the commitment which exists between the healthcare professional and thepatient.