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1. introduction to bioethics

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TOBIOETHICS Mevelle L. Asuncion, RN College of Nursing Central Mindanao University
  2. 2.  Introduction to Bioethics  Importance of bioethics  Definition of terms  ethics  biology  bioethics  health ethics  professional ethics  History of Ethics
  3. 3. Why study bioethics?Black Suede Scandal-
  4. 4.  Bioethics education for medical practice is essential in today’s complex world because:  medical policies and patient rights legislation are ever-changing  health care systems function differently than before  clinical practice now involves decision-making about many new issues
  5. 5. Definition of terms
  6. 6. Ethics  A set of principles of right conduct.  motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
  7. 7. Biology  The scientific study of life and of living organisms
  8. 8. Bioethics  The study of the ethical and moral implications of new biological discoveries and biomedical advances, as in the fields of genetic engineering and drug research.  The study of the ethical and moral implications of medical research and practice.
  9. 9. health ethics/MEDICAL ETHICS  The rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the members of a profession relating to the study or practice of medicine.
  10. 10. professional ethics  The rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the members of a profession
  11. 11. Ethical issues Abortion Euthanasia suicide DNR Determination of death Cloning Human experimentation Birth Control In vitro fertilizations Stem cell technology Homosexuality

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