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Ethics for Professionals - Acupuncture


Ethics for Professionals 105a: Informed Consent
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  • NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 1 hour
  • Describe three basic legal concepts that led to the doctrine of informed consent.
  • Describe three approaches to determining the disclosure standard for judging that a patient or client has been informed.
  • Discuss three major aspects of the process of obtaining informed consent.
  • Distinguish "general consent" from "special consent" documents.
  • Differentiate between the never-competent and once-competent patient or client and the challenges posed by each in regard to informed consent.
  • Compare informed consent as it is used in health care practice and in human studies research.
  • Describe some considerations one must always take into account to be sure one is being culturally competent and honoring cultural difference when informed consent is the standard.

Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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Ethics for Professionals 104a: Ethics of Confidential Information
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  • NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours
  • Define the terms confidential information and confidentiality.
  • Identify the relationship of a patient's legal right to privacy with his reasonable expectations regarding confidential information.
  • Describe how the telling and keeping of secrets is relevant to understanding the importance of confidentiality.
  • Discuss the ethical norms involved in keeping and breaking professional confidences.
  • Name five general legal exceptions to the professional standard of practice that confidences should not be broken.
  • Consider practical options that a professional can take when faced with the possibility of breaking a confidence.
  • Discuss some important aspects of documentation that affect confidentiality.
  • Compare ethical issues of confidentiality traditionally conceived with those that have arisen because of computerized medical records and patient care information systems.
  • Describe the key ethical strengths and challenges of the recent U.S. federal regulations related to privacy considerations (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996).
  • Read case scenarios illustrating ethical decision making

Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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Ethics for Professionals 103a: The Analysis of Ethical Problems in Professional Life
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  • NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 1 hour
  • Identify six steps in the analysis of ethical problems encountered in everyday professional life and how each plays a part in arriving at a caring response.
  • Describe the central role of narrative and virtue theories in gathering relevant information for a caring response.
  • List four areas of inquiry that will be useful when gathering relevant information to make sure you have the story straight.
  • Describe the role of conduct-related ethical theories and approaches in arriving at a caring response.
  • Describe why imagination is an essential aspect of seeking out the practical alternatives in an ethically challenging situation.
  • Discuss how courage assists you in a caring response.
  • Identify two benefits of taking time to reflect on and evaluate the action afterward.

Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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Ethics for Professionals 102a: Ethical Problems, Ethical Distress and Ethical Dilemmas
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  • NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours
  • Identify the goal of professional ethics activity.
  • Describe the basic idea of a caring response and some ways this response in a professional relationship is distinguished from expressions of care in other types of relationships.
  • Identify three component parts of any ethical problem.
  • Describe what an agent is and, more importantly, what it is to be a moral agent.
  • Name the three prototypical ethical problems.
  • Describe the role of emotions in ethical distress.
  • Distinguish between two varieties of ethical distress.
  • Compare the fundamental difference between ethical distress and an ethical dilemma.
  • Define ethical paternalism or parentalism.
  • Describe a type of ethical dilemma that challenges a professionals desire (and duty) to treat everyone fairly and equitably.
  • Identify the fundamental difference between distress or dilemma problems and locus of authority problems.
  • Identify four criteria that will assist you in deciding who should assume authority for a specific ethical decision to achieve a caring response.

Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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Ethics for Professionals 101a: Morality and Ethics in Professional Practice
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  • NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 1 hour
  • Define morality and ethics and distinguish between the two
  • Describe three moralities that health professionals must integrate into their own moral life
  • Identify some major sources of moral beliefs in Western societies
  • Distinguish between an ethical issue and ethical problem
  • List three ways that ethics is useful in everyday professional practice
  • Describe what material cooperation entails
  • Identify some mechanisms available to protect the personal moral convictions of health professionals

Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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Ethics and Aging 202a - Aging and the Aged Body
Aging and the Aged Body

2.0

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Hour 1
  • Explain the role society plays in creating the physical self-image as one ages
  • Describe how physical self-image shapes and is shaped by the older individual’s autonomy competency
  • Compare and contrast the strong social constructionist view of aging with the biological view
  • List ways culture influences how aging women view themselves

Hour 2

  • Define the term, “Third Age”
  • Describe the circumstances unique to. “getting old”
  • Explain the role of privilege in the modern concepts of aging
  • List the ways communities of meaning and shared discourse can be identity confirming for the aging individual

NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours

Richard Saporito, DC

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Ethics and Aging 201a - The History of Ethics and Aging
Challenges to the Received View

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Hour 1
  • Summarize the history of ethics and aging
  • Define the “Four Principles” approach to bioethics
  • Describe how the focus on autonomy influences medical care for the aging
  • Explain why a singular emphasis on autonomy undermines self-respect and self-identity
Hour 2
  • Define “Relational” autonomy
  • Explain how a feminist ethic informs the concept of autonomy
  • Summarize the use of the narrative framework in the development of an individual morality
  • Describe communicative ethics

NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours

Richard Saporito, DC

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