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Personal Ethics: Personal And Organizational Ethics In Healthcare

Personal and Organizational Ethics The Difference Personal ethics is the values and standards by which people incorporate into their everyday living. It is doing what is known to be right. Being honest, accountable, loyal and treating people kindly are examples of personal ethics (ehow). For example is a person is using a company vehicle to do personal errands while they are on duty would not be considered the right thing to do. A colleague may witness this and feel loyal to the employee and not report them. Organizational ethics is the criterion which addresses the human behavior, promoted and adhered to by organizations and businesses. These criteria are to help regulate relationships between individuals in an effort to prevent malice…show more content…
Leaders of the organization need to be knowledgeable of the laws, rules, and regulations which surround insurance, patient rights and confidentiality. Understanding the rules and regulations that govern them will help prevent fraud and maintain the dignity and respect of patients. Being truthful, ensuring privacy and upholding justice should be a main focus of the facility. The members of the health care team are faced with making ethical decisions on a daily basis. Being committed to doing what is right only the institutional approaches to ethics must be implemented. In all decision making, the framework of the four principles of healthcare ethics should be kept in mind. Considering the type of assistance a patient may need for post discharge care. For example, once discharged the patient may need to apply for financial assistance, obtain access to medicinal information regarding their illness. Medical professional must consider the well-being of the patient at all times. Basic theories that serve as basic concepts of underlying policies are respect for autonomy, beneficence, and justice. Informed consent is also a part of medical ethics and must be utilized will each individual. The stated theories address the fairness, honesty, and respect, for all…show more content…
In a hospital setting, the nurse or the physician discuss the informed consent with the patient. They must be reasonable and with all faculties in order to give informed consent. All people have a right to decide what medical care is best for them. Per the law health care providers must explain your health condition and treatment choices to the patient. Informed consent means that the patient has been informed by the provider and has been issued information about the medical condition and treatment options that are available. The patient is also able to understand the information provided about their health condition and treatment options. They should be able to ask questions for clarity. Patients are also able to decide what health care treatment they want to receive and give their consent (nlm.nih, 2014). Although informed consent is required on all patients, it is not required in the event of an emergency. (nlm.nih,
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