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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