Ethical Decision Making

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There are some times when there is no choice but to make decisions with possible ethical consequences at some point in any human services career when an ethical dilemma is faced. If one chooses not to make a decision, it is a decision itself (Keith-Spiegel & Koocher , 2010).
In this paper, I am concerned with applied ethics and decision making using framework for a positive decision in presented scenario (Appendix) which guide the conduct for decisions based on theories about what is morally right or wrong (Reamer, 1993). How this situation dealt with relies on how I make sense of what I believe about ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ and what factors I believe are worthy of consideration.
In this paper, first the ethical dilemma
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For this purpose, the complete knowledge of ethical theories is required. Superficial use of a variety of approaches could undermine good practice whereas purist approach offers a relatively clear blueprint, but easy to get lost along the practice route (Connolly & Harms, 2012). I took the eclectic approach to theory is as I am inclined towards a structured approach, and I agree that a more structured theoretical approach can provide a complete picture from explanation to technique. This scenario has elements of all major ethical theories. The theories influencing my decision process are:

Teleology, in my pursuit to benefit the patient (consequentialism); Virtue-based ethics to strive for the patient to receive the care and treatment that any human may hope for; Value-based ethics to be truthful and good as a person and professional and cause happiness for the patient, and Ethics of care due to the our relationship and my concern for patient’s care. However, I believe
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