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The Moral Code Of Ethics

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The moral code of ethics as healthcare professionals is we have a responsibility and a moral code to our patients and the others we serve and they are: “Work to ensure the existence of a process to evaluate the quality of care or service rendered; to avoid practicing or facilitating discrimination and institute safeguards to prevent discriminatory organizational practices; work to ensure the existence of a process that will advise patients or others served of the rights, opportunities, responsibilities and risks regarding available healthcare services; work to ensure that there is a process in place to facilitate the resolution of conflicts that may arise when values of patients and their families differ from those of employees and physicians; demonstrate zero tolerance for any abuse of power that compromises patients or others served; work to provide a process that ensures the autonomy and self-determination of patients or others served; work to ensure the existence of procedures that will safeguard the confidentiality and privacy of patients or others served; and work to ensure the existence of an ongoing process and procedures to review, develop and consistently implement evidence-based clinical practices throughout the organization.” (American College of Healthcare Executives, 2015) Healthcare professionals we have moral responsibility to the organizations we work for and they are to “provide healthcare services consistent with available resources, and when there are
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