What roles do codes of ethics play in healthcare?
a comprehensive response to the following:
- What roles do codes of ethics play in healthcare? Be specific and provide examples.
- Choose one of the codes of ethics listed (i.e., Hippocratic Oath, American Association of Medical Assistance, and Principles of Medical Ethics: American Medical Association) that best reflects your ethical framework (philosophy).
- Provide a brief description of the code that you selected and then explain why it best fits your personal ethical framework. Be specific and provide examples.
- What factors impact your own personal “code of ethics?” For example, if your mother works as a Hospice nurse, you may have some specific thoughts on end-of-life issues.