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
end justifies the means
outcome of the act determines the goodness
greatest good for the largest number of people
charity and goodness
opposite of beneficence. Do no harm.
Puropose of coe
give a detailed account of acceptable acts and behaviors of a particular occupation
Pre-Conditions of Informed consent
purpose, risks & consequences
Benefits, probablity of success
alternatives, prog w/out treatment
exceptions to consent
incapacity-surrogate, infanct, CVA
childs agreement, distinguised from legal adult
educational to child
awareness, expect from tests, understand willingness
types of treatment
risks of treatment
information to patient-communication
affective, personal, subjective
law that comes from ourselves