Biomedical Ethics Midterm Study Guide

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1) ETHICS a. Ethics- the branch of philosophy relating to morals or moral principles. i. Morality- is the quality of being virtuous or practicing the right conduct b. Applied ethics- the practical application of moral standards to the conduct of individuals involved in organizations. c. Bioethics- also called biomedical ethics; the moral dilemmas and issues of advanced medicine and medical research. d. Illegal acts are usually (unethical/ethical), but unethical acts are not always (illegal/legal). 2) LAWS a. Medical practice acts- laws established in all fifty states that define the practice of medicine as well as requirements and methods for licensure in a particular state. i. Common items of
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