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Avoid... (3)

1. Assuming patient compliance
2. Overlooking patient autonomy
3. Blaming patient for their poor health outcomes

2

Autonomy

Independent decision making
EX: Informed consent, refusal of treatment

3

Nonmaleficience

Duty to not do harm
EX: Negligence, misconduct, dispensing without gathering enough information

4

Beneficence

To do good, remove farm, and promote welfare
EX: Isolation of the immunocompromised

5

Justice

Fair distribution of goods

6

Professional Obligations (4)

1. Veracity - Truthfulness
2. Privacy - Leaving one alone
3. Fidelity - Keeping promises
4. Confidentiality - Maintaining patient information

7

Patterns for Ethical Standards

1. Own it - own actions and decisions
2. Examine it - Apply emotional intelligence and recognize negative behavioral patterns
3. Listen to it - Convene with care team and create communities of trust and encouragement of others
4. Decide on it - Balance between optimism and cynicism to set realistic/professional objectives