Drug Pushers Use Of Moral Virtue In Health Care

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Moral virtue is important in almost every situation that we encounter in our everyday lives. The idea of moral virtue can also be applied in health care. In this essay, I will define the meaning of moral virtue. Next, the importance of virtue in healthcare (according to Beauchamp and Childress) will be discussed, as well as potential problems that might arise within the five categories of virtue (specifically compassion). Following that, strengths and weaknesses of the theory of virtue (according to Beauchamp and Childress) will be addressed. Finally, I will argue that the case study entitled “Drug Pushers” will help to strengthen the authors’ view of virtue because the virtue of integrity can be used to ameliorate some of the ethical problems
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