Match the following words below with the correction definitions
1. Describes a class of rules held by society to govern the conduct of its individual members.
2. Prescribes standards of conduct, states principles expressing responsibilities, and defines the rules expressing duties of professionals to whom they apply.
3. Universal rules of conduct, derived from ethical theories that provide a practical basis for identifying what kind of actions, intentions, and motives are valued.
4. The principle of ethics which involves recognizing the right of a person to make one’s own decisions.
5. The principle of ethics in health care settings which is demonstrated by offering benefits and balancing benefits against risks.
6. An ethical principle that requires caregivers to avoid causing patients harm.
7. An ethical principle requiring that all persons be treated equally and fairly.
8. A person who has moral integrity and a strict regard for doing what is considered the right action
9. Requires each person to be objective, unbiased, dispassionate, impartial, and consistent with the principles of ethics.
10. Involves providing enough information so that a patient can make an informed decision about his or her health care.
11. Implies that a person accepts differences in others and does not expect others to believe, think, speak, or act as he or she does.
12. Describes how a particular situation may influence how one’s reactions and values may change in order to cope with changing circumstances.
13. An examination of a health care facility’s policies, procedures, practices, and performance to ensure that it is meeting predetermined criteria.
14. Aggregate of reported cases on a particular legal subject as formed by the decisions of those cases.
15. Body of law that describes the private rights and responsibilities of individuals.
16. Reckless disregard for the safety of others; the willful indifference to an injury after the act.
17. Having no useful result.
18. An obligation one has incurred or might incur through a negligent act.
19. Omission or commission of an act that a reasonably prudent person would or would not perform under given circumstances.
20. Description of conduct that is expected of an individual in a given situation.
a. positive tolerance
e. code of conduct
i. ethical principles
k. distributive justice
l. case law
m. situational ethics
n. truth telling
r. criminal negligence
s. civil law
t. standard of care