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Foundations of Healthcare Ethics : Theory to Practice - John T. Ozolins

Foundations of Healthcare Ethics

Theory to Practice

Paperback Published: 8th April 2015
ISBN: 9781107639645
Number Of Pages: 500

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Australian Catholic University - Melbourne (St Patricks) HLSC220: Health Care Ethics
Australian Catholic University - McAuley HLSC220: Healthcare Ethics
Australian Catholic University - Canberra (Signadou) HLSC220: Ethics in Health Care
Charles Darwin University HSC111: Ethics in Health Care
Endeavour College of Natural Health SOCL321: Ethics and Law in Complementary Medicine

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In order to provide the highest level of care to patients and clients, health professionals need a sound knowledge and understanding of healthcare ethics. Foundations of Healthcare Ethics: Theory to Practice focuses on the philosophical concepts underpinning contemporary ethical discourse for health professionals, and arms both students and professionals with the knowledge to tackle situations of moral uncertainty in clinical practice. Specially written to provide an in-depth study into the theoretical foundations of healthcare ethics, it covers a range of normative ethical theories, from virtue ethics to utilitarianism, while also investigating their application to contemporary issues in health care and society. It provides opportunities for self-directed learning, and presents questions and case studies to facilitate engagement and discussion. Foundations of Healthcare Ethics provides both students and professionals with an understanding of the philosophy governing healthcare ethics in order to help provide a better level of care to patients and clients.

1. Why study healthcare ethics? Patrick McArdle and Jo Grainger
2. Ethical theories John Ozolins
3. Ethical principalism John Ozolins
4. Personhood and human dignity David G. Kirchhoffer
5. Empathy and care John Ozolins
6. Health care and virtue John Ozolins
7. Rationality in utilitarian thought John Ozolins
8. Natural law and the sanctity of human life John Ozolins
9. Obligations, duties and rights John Ozolins
10. A historical analysis of feminism and an application to contemporary healthcare ethics Jo Grainger
11. Conscience and health professionals Brigid McKenna
12. The discourse of human rights at the beginning of and end of life Frank Brennan
13. When does human life begin? A theological, philosophical and scientific analysis Norman Ford and Jo Grainger
14. Autonomy and consent John Ozolins
15. The 'dead donor rule' and organ donation Brigid McKenna
16. Just care at the end of life Bernadette Tobin.

ISBN: 9781107639645
ISBN-10: 1107639646
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 500
Published: 8th April 2015
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.41

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