medical decisions ,” pages 467 B u s i n e s s F i n a n c e

medical decisions ,” pages 467 B u s i n e s s F i n a n c e

Drawing from the material covered in the resources as well as your own research, complete this assessment using the Ethical Theory Matrix Template [DOC].

  • For each theory, first describe the decision criteria. The
    decision criteria are the instructions the theory gives for how to reach
    the morally correct choice in a situation that requires action.
  • Then, provide your own example of how someone might act using the decision criteria of the theory.
  • Finally, briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of each
    theory using the last two columns of the Ethical Theory Matrix Template.
  • Ethical Terms and Principles.
    • Use the flashcards feature to review and test your knowledge of each concept.
  • Munson, R. (2014). Intervention and reflection: Basic issues in bioethics (concise ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth. Available in the courseroom via the VitalSource Bookshelf link.
    • Part VI, “Foundations of Bioethics: Ethical Theories, Moral Principles, and Medical Decisions,” pages 467-523.
  • Anscombe, E. (n.d.) Kantian ethics. Retrieved from Encyclopedia Britannica: Utilitarianism. Retrieved from A simple and usable (although incomplete) ethical theory based on the ethics of W. D. Ross. Retrieved from http://people.wku.edu/jan.garrett/ethics/rossethc….
    • This resource may help you to complete the Ethical Theory Matrix Template for your assessment.
  • Reason and Meaning. (2017). Summary of natural law ethics. Retrieved from https://reasonandmeaning.com/2017/11/13/summary-of…
    • This resource provides an overview of Natural Law Ethics that
      may help you to complete the Ethical Theory Matrix Template for your
      assessment.
  • Munson, R. (2014). Intervention and reflection: Basic issues in bioethics (concise ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth. Available in the courseroom via the VitalSource Bookshelf link.
  • Chapter 1, “Physicians, Patients, and Others: Autonomy, Truth Telling, and Confidentiality,” pages 3-58.