Essay On Code Of Ethics

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The code of ethics are a guide of principles designed to help professionals conduct business honestly and with integrity.1Most organization have codes of ethics that its members are required to follow and it lays out the rules and acceptable behavior of its the members of ethics and which actions are acceptable or not acceptable business practices. One industry where professional codes of ethics is important is health care. Most health care workers belong to an accredited organization of their profession, such American Medical Association (AMA), American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and American Nurses Association. They may also be required to have additional certification and rules they must follow based on the laws of the individual…show more content…
The codes of ethics are established to help, protect, and provide guidance to each individual professional on how to act in their respective profession and create an environment where ethical behavior is practiced and observed by everyone in the profession. By observing the code of ethics every member ensures that they are held to a higher standard when it comes to quality patient care and at the same time help eliminate bad actors in the profession. For example, every physician is held to a code of “do no harm” when it comes to patient care and every physician or medical student are required to follow this…show more content…
As with every code of ethics the Physician Assistant profession has revised its code of ethics to keep with the changing times in the medical field. Four main bioethical principles broadly guided the development of these guidelines: autonomy, beneficence, no maleficence, and justice.3This Physician Assistant (PA) should follow the do no harm rule, understand the patient has the right to make decisions about their care, always act in the best interest of the patient, and treat all the patients the same and make sure care is consistent for every
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