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IHS 310: Midterm Exam
Terms in this set (17)
Acting to benefit another.
I am in the position to be of benefit to another.
I have made a promise to someone else.
I have the opportunity to exercise my freedom in a situation.
I am in the position to tell the truth or to deceive someone
Getting what is rightfully needed.
I am in the position to distribute benefits among individuals/groups that have fair claim on the benefits.(equity and equality come into play here)
Acting like a parent (typically against autonomy).
I am in the position to decide for someone else.
Taking duties seriously, duty-driven (Means count).
What comes before is important.
Paying attention to outcomes, goal-driven (Ends count.
What happens after is more important.
An act is right if it helps to bring about the best balance of benefits over burdens in other words, the best consequences overall.
Prototypes (types of problems)
-Locus of Authority
When you compare new cases/concepts to previous experiences and how you can build upon what was done in the past.
Takes the stance for advocacy for all.
Justice for all!
Tends to focus on outside effects(same pay for all, transportation to hospital, socioeconomic status).
A person who believes in the same rights for both men and women.
Stresses the understanding of people's choices and experiences in their own contexts.
Focuses on the inside effects(personal experiences).
The obligation of a physician not to harm the patient.
This simply stated principle supports several moral rules do not kill, do not cause pain or suffering, do not incapacitate, do not cause offense, and do not deprive others of the goods of life.
The Caring Response
The part of the person and fills out the way the person interacts with the world: it is not something that can be switched on and off.
It is a basic mode of being, a basic component of the person.
The action or process of formally consulting or discussing.
The honesty and morality of a person.
It states that practicing good habits such as honesty, generosity makes a moral and virtuous person.
It guides a person without specific rules for resolving the ethical complexity.
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