Assessment – Ethical Decision Making

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    Based on all that you have learned from the Ethical Decision Making Course, please answer the questions below. Click the submit button when finished.

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    1a. List 4 principles of ethics and discuss your understanding of their application in your practice.

    1b. Choose three of the principles and give an example of how you have adhered / do adhere to same in your professional role.

    2. Name 5 unethical behaviours.

    3. Write a brief piece on your understanding of moral distress. Include a discussion on the impact of moral distress on an individual - emotional, psychological and physical. Include strategies that can be used to a) decrease the risk of moral distress (if possible), b) alleviate the impact of moral distress if it is being experienced by an individual / group.

    4. In her TED talk, Brooke Deterline (Creating ethical cultures in business) proposes four steps required for fostering an ethically courageous corporate culture. List the four steps below and discuss how you could integrate same into your daily ethical decision making practice.

    5. According to Applebaumn (2007) what are the 4 standards of decisional capacity?

    6. Why is it so important that you as a professional uphold the highest standards of ethical behaviour when practicing in a professional capacity? (Consider your response in terms of your professional role and professional expectations).

    7. Give a brief description of your understanding of moral incompetence, unethical conduct and moral impairment as relates to professional ethics and give an example of each.

    8. Write a reflective piece of no less than 300 words. The piece must address the following:
    My understanding of professional ethics and ethical decision making prior to commencing this online tool. Learning I have gained from completing the tool. Strategies I have (will) integrate into my practice as a result of learning gained (include your rationale for same).

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