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Building Blocks

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Engers Fernandez

on 23 June 2015

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Transcript of Building Blocks

Building Blocks - Medical Law and Ethics Introduction
The Law
Laws established in all 50 states that define the practice of medicine as well as requirements for license in a particular state.
Models for Examining Ethical Dilemmas
Dr. Bernard Lo's Clinical Model
Right or Wrong!?
How we perceived right or wrong?
Law - Ethics - Bioethics
Ethics Categories
TEAM Work - Activity
Principles or Values That Drive Ethical Behavior
1. Beneficence
2. Fidelity
3. Gentleness
4. Humility
5. Justice
6. Perseverance
7. Responsibility
8. Sanctity of life
9. Tolerance
10. Work
The Holocaust began in the dark basements of German Hospitals
a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, esp. equally undesirable ones.
Will You Glass?
Applied Ethics
Medical Ethics
The practical application of moral standards that are meant to benefit the patient.
the branch of knowledge that deals with moral principles.
is a system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine. As a scholarly discipline, medical ethics encompasses its practical application in clinical settings as well as work on its history, philosophy, theology, and sociology.
The study of the ethical and moral implications of new biological discoveries and biomedical advances, as in the fields of genetic engineering and drug research.
The rules or actions prescribed by a government authority that have binding legal force.
The Law
Measure behavior
Punishes certain behavior
(consistent manner)
No one is above the Law
Medical Practice Act
the doctrine that actions are right if they are useful or for the benefit of a majority.
is on individual rights.
Focuses on performing one's duty
Based on a "veil of ignorance" to allow decision makers to be impartial in their decision.
based on character traits, such as integrity, that are morally valued.
Seven-step decision model
Three-step decision model
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