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Five Principles Autonomy Beneficence Nonmaleficence Justice And Fidelity

Part I: Kitchener (1984) identified five moral principles that are viewed as the cornerstone of our ethical guidelines. The five principles, autonomy, justice, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and fidelity. 1. Autonomy is the principle that addresses the concept of independence. The essence of this principle is allowing an individual the freedom of choice and action. It addresses the responsibility of the counselor to encourage clients, when appropriate, to make their own decisions and to act on...

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Compare and Contrast the Aca’s 5 Moral Principles (Autonomy, Nonmaleficence, Beneficence, Justice, Fidelity) with Clinton & Ohlschlager’s 7 Virtues on Co P. 248-249.

identified several moral principles to assist in guiding their members and others interested in the helping professions. Of these the following five will be compared and contrasted with various biblical ethics identified by Clinton & Oblschalager (2002) as being seven virtues (pp. 248-249): autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice, and fidelity. The seven virtues are composed of the following: accountability and truth-telling, responsibility to love one another, fidelity to integrity, trustworthiness...

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Five Ethical Principles for Research With Human Participants

There are five general principles in the 2002 APA ethics code designed to "guide and inspire psychologists toward the very highest ethical ideals of the profession." These principles include beneficence and nonmaleficence (i.e., benefit people and do no harm); fidelity and responsibility; and integrity, justice, and respect for people's rights and dignity. The Belmont Report identified three basic ethical principles when conducting research: respect for persons, justice, and beneficence. The following...

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Principles of beneficence and non-maleficence

committed against a person or property, excluding breach of contract. BENEFICENCE AND NON-MALEFICENCE As the principles of beneficence and non-maleficence are closely related, they are discussed together in this section. Beneficence involves balancing the benefits of treatment against the risks and costs involved, whereas non-maleficence means avoiding the causation of harm. As many treatments involve some degree of harm, the principle of non-maleficence would imply that the harm should not be disproportionate...

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Research Paper Abortion

relevant information about abortion to their client. Abortion issues can be discussed within the framework of five ethical principles of autonomy, fidelity, justice, beneficence, and nonmaleficence. Various ethical decision-making models and self-examinations within the context of both personal values and use of the principles of autonomy, fidelity, justice, beneficence, and nonmaleficence can generate discussion and problem solving abilities for counselors. Controversy surrounding...

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Beneficence and Fiduciary Relationships

May 8, 2012 Beneficence in Medical Ethics The principle of beneficence is found in the Hippocratic Oath, which provides that “physicians will apply dietetic measures for the benefit of the sick according to (their) ability and judgment; and to keep the sick from harm and injustice.” (Jonathan F. Will, 2011) Our textbook claims that the Hippocratic Oath expresses an obligation of nonmaleficence and an obligation of beneficence: “I will use treatment to help the sick according to my ability...

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Kitchener's Ethical Principles Nonmaleficence: Do No Harm -the avoidance of harm to others (both psychological and physical harm) (both intentional and unintentional harm) The ethical obligation to intervene increases with the magnitude and risk of harm. Beneficence: Act to Benefit Others -the obligation to make a positive contribution to another’s welfare -the promotion of personal growth -Beneficence often needs to be balanced against doing harm...

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The Case of Baby Doe

dilemmas occur when decision makers are drawn in two directions by the competing courses of the action that are based on differing moral frameworks, varying or inconsistent elements of the organizational philosophy, conflicting duties or moral principles, or an ill-defended sense of right and wrong.” Page 3 Respect for person is treating every person, as you would want to be treated, and from the case of baby, Doe both the parents and the hospital staffs did not exhibit respect for baby Doe because...

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 Autonomy Autonomy is the personal rule of the self that is free from both controlling interference by others, and from personal limitations that prevent meaningful choice. Autonomous individuals act intentionally, with understanding, and without controlling influence. The word autonomy can have many applications in various areas of study. If we speak of autonomy in the context of the medical profession, matters like; the patients’ rights, informed consent, and taboo subjects such as euthanasia...

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Mercy, Autonomy, and Justice

Mercy, Autonomy, and Justice A part of life is facing death. There are numerous ways how death can occur; however, the most controversial seems to be the morality of euthanasia. “Euthanasia is generally defined as the act, undertaken only by a physician, that intentionally ends the life of a person at his or her request” (Pereira: 1).The specialist therefore distributes the lethal substance. On the other hand, in physician assisted suicide, a person self-administers the lethal substance prescribed...

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