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individual's collection of inner beliefs that guides the way the person acts and helps determine the choices the person makes
Value System
application of general ethical principles to health care
Bioethics
process of thinking through what one ought to do in an orderly, systemic manner based on principles
Ethical Reasoning
principles that influence the development of beliefs and attitudes
Values
calling attention to unethical, illegal, incompetent actions of others
Wistleblowing
situation wherin there is a conflict between two or more ethical principles
Ethical Dilema
ethical theory that states that the values of a situation is determined by its consequences
Teleology
concepts that states that one should act onlyif an action is based on a principle that is universal
Categorical imperative
process in taking deliberate actions that will hasten a client's death
Active Euthanasia
branch of philosophy concerned with determining right from wrong on the basis of a body of knowledge
Ethics
ethical principle based on the concept of fairness extended to each individual
Justice
person who speaks up for or acts on behalf of the client
Client Advocate
situation wherin another person provides a client with the means to end his own life
Assisted Suicide
ethical principle based on the duty to promote good and prevent harm
Beneficence
process of analyzing one's own values to better understand those things that are truly important
Values Clarification
ethical principle that states that an act must result in the greatest degree of good for the greatest number of people involved in a given situation
Utility
ethical principle based on the individual's right to choose and the individual's ability to act on that choice
Autonomy
ethical theory that considers the intrinsic significance of an act for the criterion for the determination of good
Deontology
ethical principle based on truthfulness (neither lying or deceiving others)
Veracity
widely accepted code, generally based on the humane aspects of society, that directs or governs actions
Ethical Principle
intentional action or lack of action that causes the merciful death of someone suffering from a terminal illness or incurable condition
Euthanasia
rationale for determining those times when there can be unequal allocation of scarce resources
Material Principle of Justice
process of cooperating with the client's dying process
Passive Euthanasia
ethical concept based on the faithfulness and keeping promises
Fidelity
ethical principle based on the obligation to cause no harm to others
Nonmaleficence
American Hospital Association
AHA
American Nurses Association
ANA
International Council of Nurses
ICN
National Federation of Licenced Practical Nurses
NFL
Veterans affairs
VA