← psych chapter 4 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Ethical dilemmas
- defamation of character
- a words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
- b requires a person to make a choice between two equally unfavorable alternatives. occur when moral appeals can be made for taking either of two opposing courses of action. taking no action is considered an action taken
- c an attempt or threat to touch another person unjustifiably
- d One's duty to benefit or promote the good of others
- e making false or malicious statements about a persons character or reputation
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a valid, legally recognized claim or entitlement, encompassing both freedom from government interference or discriminatory treatment and entitlement to a benefit or service
- The science that deals with the rightness and wrongness of actions
- based on the notion of a hypothetical social contract between free, equal and rational person: concept of justice reflects a duty to treat all individuals equally and fairly
- Term applied to ethics within the concept of medicine, nursing and allied health.
- suggests that decisions and actions are bound by a sense of duty. decisions made out of respect for moral law. I make this choice because it is morally right and my duty to do so.
5 True/False Questions
battery → ideas or concepts that give meaning to an individual's life.
Who determines what is "right" or "good" within a society? → when confidential information is disclosed to a third party without patient consent or court order.
Name two ethical issues in psychiatric/mental health nursing. → The right to refuse medication and the right to the least restrictive treatment alternative.
utilitarianism → suggests that decisions and actions are bound by a sense of duty. decisions made out of respect for moral law. I make this choice because it is morally right and my duty to do so.
false imprisonment → depriving a person of freedom of movement without consent and without privilege