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Deontological

A Duty, do unto others, "golden rule"

An action is moral if it arises solely from "good will" .

Means justifies the end, intent of the act determines the goodness

Teleological

end justifies the means

outcome of the act determines the goodness

utilitariansim

greatest good for the largest number of people

beneficience

charity and goodness

nonmaleficence

opposite of beneficence. Do no harm.

autonomy

self governing

Puropose of coe

give a detailed account of acceptable acts and behaviors of a particular occupation

Pre-Conditions of Informed consent

capacity

voluntairness

Disclosure

diagnosis, treatment
purpose, risks & consequences
Benefits, probablity of success
alternatives, prog w/out treatment

exceptions to consent

emergency
incapacity-surrogate, infanct, CVA
patient waiver
therapeutic privilege
national/state waiver

assent

childs agreement, distinguised from legal adult
educational to child
awareness, expect from tests, understand willingness

clinicians role

diagnosis
types of treatment
risks of treatment
information to patient-communication

patients role

affective, personal, subjective

autonomous law

law that comes from ourselves

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