Section 1: Introduction to Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions 1. Morality and Ethics: What They Are and Why They Matter 2. The Ethical Goal of Professional Practice: A Caring Response 3. Prototypes of Ethical Problems 4. Ethics Theories and Approaches: Conceptual Tools for Ethical Decision Making 5. A Six-Step Process of Ethical Decision Making Section 2: Ethical Dimensions of Professional Roles 6. Surviving Professional Life Ethically 7. Living Ethically as a Member of the Interprofessional Care Team 8. Living Ethically Within Health Care Organizations Section 3: Ethical Dimensions of the Professional-Patient Relationship 9. Honoring Confidentiality 10. Communication and Information Sharing 11. Informed Consent in Treatment and Clinical Research Section 4: Ethical Dimensions of Chronic and End-of-Life Care 12. Ethical Issues in Chronic Care and Disability 13. Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Care Section 5: Ethical Dimensions of the Social Context of Health Care 14. Distributive Justice: Clinical Sources of Claims for Health Care 15. Compensatory and Social Justice: Societal Sources of Claims for Health Care 16. Professionals as Good Citizens: Responsibility and Opportunity
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