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What are the 9 steps of ethical decision-making?

1. Develop Ethical sensitivity
2. Consult code of ethics
3. Search ethical literature
4. Self-awareness
5. Apply ethical principles
6. Develop alternate course of action
7. Consult with colleagues
8. Action
9. Evaluate Results

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What to take into account when receiving gifts?

Maintain professional integrity and development, don't want a conflict of interest, if accepted only small gifts of monetary value

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What are some limitations to the code of ethics? (4)

Application to any one setting/ situation is limited
Profession change rapidly (what is agreed upon isn't necessarily what is ethical)
Focus too much on minor issues
Not recipe for responsible behaviour (must use value-judgement)

4

What are ethics good for?

Protecting rights, giving guidance, preserving trust, etc.

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Ethical dilemma?

A situation that requires ethical action but the professional is required to perform 2+ mutually exclusive actions. Choice not to act is a choice.

6

What are the 5 virtues?

Compassion, Discernment, Trustworthiness, Integrity (true to yourself) , and Conscientiousness (doing what you believe is right)

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What are the common ethical principles? (6)

Autonomy, non-malificence, beneficience, justice, fidelity, veracity

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Autonomy

Freedom for one to make their own decisions based on values and beliefs

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Non-malificence

Not inflicting harm upon others

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Beneficience

Act for the benefit of others

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Justice

Fair, equitable, treatment of others

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Fidelity

Fullfulling one's responsibility of trust

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Veracity

Truthfulness