Forrestal, E. (2016). Ethics and professionalism for healthcare managers. Health Administration Press. Read Chapter 2: Basic Concepts of Ethics. This article offers application of ethics theory to the ethics consult process.
Magelssen, M., Pedersen, R., & Forde, R. (2016). Four roles of ethical theory in clinical ethics consultation. American Journal of Bioethics, 16(9), 26–33. This is an interesting article that offers insights into the human impact of moral and ethical dilemmas. Utilitarian and deontology are both explained in this chapter which are needed for this week’s assignment.
Musto, L. C., Rodney, P. A., & Vanderheide, R. (2015). Toward interventions to address moral distress: Navigating structure and agency. Nursing Ethics, 22(1), 91-102. Ethical decision making is a skill that can be developed and honed over time. This is an excellent article that provides a framework to guide ethical decision making. Having a reliable decision process is essential when decisions are complex, which is often the case with ethical dilemmas that may have many competing considerations.
Making ethical decisions. (2015). A six-step process should guide ethical decision making in healthcare. Healthcare executive, 30(4), 46-48. Accessed December 13, 2020. This text chapter offers important insights on the direct role that managing people plays in ethical behaviors and organizational culture.
Perry, F. (2014). Tracks we leave: Ethics and management dilemmas in healthcare (2nd ed.). Health Administration Press. Please read Chapter 14: The Ethics of Managing People, found in Part 3, and the introduction.