Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 8 | Lecture: a | Slide: 4
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Ethics and Professionalism
Lecture:Ethics and professionalism
Slide content:What Is Meant by Ethics and Professionalism? Ethics is the study of what people think is right and wrong Professionalism means that a person acts in a way that meets the standards of his or her profession Training and skills Ethical principles 4
Slide notes:This lecture discusses ethics and professionalism. These topics are very broad and can include many ideas that are not clear-cut. This unit approaches the subject of ethics and professionalism by starting with some basic ideas, then showing how these ideas apply to the complicated situations that can occur in health care settings. Generally speaking, ethics is the study of beliefs about what is right and wrong and how people go about making those kinds of decisions. Professionalism is a term that describes generally accepted ideas of appropriate conduct within a specific profession. 4