HA3300D – Healthcare Policy and Ethics
Assignment 02: Ethical Theories
Section 1: Describe the 2 ethical theories that most align with your personal “code of ethics,” or the rules that normally guide your decisions and behavior. Why do these 2 theories best align with your values?
Section 2: For each of the following healthcare concepts, choose 1 of the 10 ethical theories you have read about that you believe best supports and clarifies it, and explain why:
All papers should follow APA formatting guidelines and include a “References” page.
SCORING GUIDE ( 70 POINTS )
14.Work meets or exceeds criterion at a high level of competence.
13-12 Work reflects an understanding of criterion with minor misunderstandings/misconceptions.
11 Criterion partially met, but one or more important concepts/skills are missing or flawed.
10-9 Work reflects an attempt to meet criterion, but significant misunderstandings/misconceptions are apparent.
8-0 Criterion not met or work is absent.
1. Described the two ethical theories that best align with personal values, and explained why.
2. Explained which ethical theory best supports and clarifies the concept of autonomy, and why.
3. Explained which ethical theory best supports and clarifies the concept of nonmaleficence, and why.
4. Explained which ethical theory best supports and clarifies the concept of beneficence, and why.
5. Assignment demonstrated accurate and appropriate grammar and spelling, APA style, in-text citations, and references.