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Institutional Ethics in Hospital

What process would you use to create professional standards and institutional ethics within your health care facility, and what sources of information would you use to set those standards and ethics?

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Professional standards are usually created by an overall picture of the healthcare organization. First, professional standards that are basic to all professions must be clearly written and understood by all that are working in the institution. No matter what a person's role may be, there is always some level of standard that must be followed. One that is followed by all professions is confidentiality. From the president of the hospital to the person who sweeps out the rooms every shift on the units, this standard must be followed. This means that there is a responsible group that must explain the concepts and make sure they are understood (www.hcmc.org/a_z/.../August2012MedStaffNews.pdf).

Each profession has standards that they choose to agree when they complete their studies. It is understood that they will keep ...

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The process you would use to create professional standards and institutional ethics within your health care facility is determined.

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