Ethics for Professionals - Nursing

Ethics for Professionals 105
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  • 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.

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Ethics for Professionals 104

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Ethics of Confidential Information

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  • 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).
  • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
  • Review and become familiar with the TX PT Rules
  • Read case scenarios illustrating ethical decision making

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Ethics for Professionals 103

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The Analysis of Ethical Problems in Professional life

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  • 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.
  • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
  • Become familiar with the Guide to Professional Conduct for PT's

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Ethics for Professionals 102

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Ethical Problems, Ethical Distress and Ethical Dilemma's

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  • 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.
  • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
  • Become familiar with the Guide to Professional Conduct for PT
  • Indiana PTs - become familiar with the IN PT Rules and Practice Act
  • Texas PTs - become familiar with the TX PT Rules and Practice Act
  • Utah PTs - become familiar with the UT PT Rules and Practice Act

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Ethics for Professionals 101 - 105

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Course Group includes all Ethics for Professionals Courses numbered 101 thru 105

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  • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Ethics for Professionals 101 to Ethics for Professionals 105.

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Ethics for Professionals 101

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Morality and Ethics in Professional practice

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  • 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

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