Wednesday, July 5, 2017

THE IMPORTANCE OF MEDICAL ETHICS


Medical ethics has become more important in the world with the increasing focus on human rights. However, what does medical ethics mean and what does it entail? Do your research and discusswhat medical ethics is and what the advantages are.
Case Study
·         Despite big offers, little has changed for baby Charlie Gard
·         Charlie Gard's parents say his life support will be withdrawn on Friday
Familiarize yourself with the issue
·         Resident Ethics Series: Issues and Scenarios for Discussion and Guidance
https://www.aaos.org/ResidentEthics/?ssopc=1#modal-container-463164  Scroll down, watch the ten little videos and think about the issues
Reading material to make notes on
·         The Hippocratic oath and professional ethics https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/philosophy316/2014/04/24/the-hippocratic-oath-and-professional-ethics/ 
·         Medical ethics https://patient.info/doctor/medical-ethics 
·         Legally speaking: the trouble with bending the rules http://www.modernmedicine.com/modern-medicine/content/legally-speaking-trouble-bending-rules  
Podcast
·         How Medical Ethics Were Compromised During the Nazi Regime https://reachmd.com/programs/clinicians-roundtable/how-medical-ethics-were-compromised-during-the-nazi-regime/2720/  
Video to watch and take notes from
·         A Conversation About Challenging Cases in Clinical Ethics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QoxMX2kIn8
·         Why and How to Teach Medical Ethics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pf_4HIrurGU


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