1. a branch of philosophy that is sometimes referred to as moral philosophy is called:

    • it is more than a belief system
    • it is the study of that belief system & how the belief system came into being
  2. the study of origin and ethical thought is called:
  3. morals are similar to numbers; they exist an abstract entity beyond the reach of human influence was said by:
  4. individuals create their own moral standards was said by:
  5. based on the morals of a society or cultural is called:
    cultural relativism

    parallel to individual relativism
  6. people perform acts that make them feel good, not for the benefit of others is called:
    theory of psychological egoism
  7. inherent desire to be benevolent is called:
  8. focuses on the principles or moral criteria upon which individuals make decisions
    normative ethics

    • what is right or wrong
    • appropriate, correct action or behavior
  9. what are the 3 normative ethics
    • virtue theory
    • duty theory
    • consequentialists theory
  10. list the edge & groves basic tenets of health care ethics (5):
    • confidentiality
    • role fidelity
    • veracity
    • eneficence
    • autonomy
  11. situations where confidentialy cannot be maintained:
    • child abuse
    • drug abuse
    • communicable disease¬†
    • injuries w guns or knives
    • blood transfusion rxns
    • poison & industrial accidents
    • misadministration of radioactive materials
  12. maintaining privacy of medical information is called:

    • breach of this is unethical & illegal
    • confidentiality is not absolute

    if confidentiality will result in harm of the pt. or someone else a breach of confidentiality is indicated
  13. an individual will remain consistent with the expectations of the professional role he plays:
    role fidelity

    an individual will respect the role of the other professionals on the health care team
  14. behaving in a manner that is truthful at all times is called:

    AT & athlete must be truthful for effective healthcare
  15. doing what is beneficial for others is called:
  16. to refrain from harming another is called:
  17. the various health professions have deeloped their own code of ethics is known as:
    practice specific ethics
  18. Members shall respect the rights, welfare, & dignity of all is the 1st principal of NAtS:
    • shall not discriminate against any legally protected class
    • shall be committed to providing competent care
    • shall preserve the confidentiality of privileged info & shall not release
  19. Members shall comply with the laws & regs. govering the practice to ATS is principal # 2 of NATA:
    • shall comply with applicable local, state, & fed laws & institutional guidelines
    • shall be familiar with & abide by all NATA standards, rules & regs
    • members shall report illegal/unethical practices related to the AT to appropriate person/authority
    • shall avoid substance abuse & when necessary, seek rehab for chem dependency
  20. members shall maintain & promote high standards in their provision of services is principle # 3 of NATA
  21. members shall not engage in conduct that could be as a conflict of interest or that reflects negatively on the profession:
    • should conduct themselves personally and professionally in a manner that does not compromise their professional responsibility or the practice of AT
    • NATA current or past volunteer leaders shall not use the NATA logo in the endorsement of products or service or exploit their affiliation with the NATA in a manner that reflects badly upon the profession.
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