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21 Cards in this Set

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refers to the agreement to keep promises. A commitment to fidelity supports the reluctance to abandon clients, even when disagreement occurs about decisions that a client makes.
refers to fairness. Health care providers agree to strive for justice in health care. The term often is used in discussions about health care resources.
truthfulness is the bedrock of trust; and trust is an essential component of the professional nurse-client relationship.
is the avoidance of harm or hurt. In health care, ethical practice involves not only the will to do good, but also the equal commitment to do no harm.
refers to taking positive actions to help others. The practice of beneficence encourages the urge to do good for others.
refers to the commitment to include clients in decisions about all aspects of care. For example, the consent that clients read and sign before surgery illustrates this respect for autonomy.
This model is consequence and/or situation based.
The following applies to which ethical model: A good act is one that brings the most good and the least harm for the greatest number of people.
Actions are judged by usefulness or outcomes, is based on which ethical model?
What ethical model is being referred to with the following statement: One acts for a reason (to get certain results)
Outcomes excuse processes & The end justifies the means refer to which ethical model?
What is the ethical model described by the following statement: Emphasize individual right, duties, and obligations.
What is the ethical model described by the following statement: A system of ethical decision making that is based on moral rules and unchanging principles.
What is the ethical model described by the following statement: The rightness or wrongness of an act depends upon the nature of the act, rather than the consequences that occur as a result of it.
A set of personal beliefs derived from life experiences, interwoven with each other define this word.
__________ is the study of conduct and character.
Step 1 of the ethical decision making process
Collect, analyze, and interpret the data
Step 2 of the ethical decision making process
State the dilemma
Step 3 of the ethical decision making process
Consider the choices of action
Step 4 of the ethical decision making process
Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of each course of action
Step 5 of the ethical decision making process
Make the decision