Professional ethics
Professional ethics encompass the personal, organizational and corporate standards of behaviour expected of professionals.Professionals, and those working in acknowledged professions, exercise specia...
Historic Summit On Gene Editing And ‘Designer Babies’ Convenes In Washington
Hundreds of scientists, policymakers and the president's science adviser have gathered Tuesday in Washington for what will be a three-day summit on genetic engineering, with a focus on a new, relative...
In Graphic Detail, Medical Journal Describes ‘Heavy Overtones’ Of Sexual Assault In Operating Room
If you were freaked out by the news in June that an anesthesiologist had talked trash about her patient while he was unconscious on the table in front of her, you'd better brace yourself. There's more...
ER Nurses Are Leaving. Patient Satisfaction Is A Major Reason Why.
I have been an emergency physician for 12 years. I have had the opportunity to learn from and try to emulate an impressive number of amazing clinical physicians. These doctors seemed god-like at fir...
Criminal justice ethics
Criminal justice ethics (also police ethics) is the academic study of ethics as it is applied in the area of law enforcement. Usually, a course in ethics is required of candidates for hiring as law en...
Journalism ethics and standards
Journalism ethics and standards comprise principles of ethics and of good practice as applicable to the specific challenges faced by journalists. Historically and currently, this subset of media ethic...
Legal ethics
Legal ethics encompasses an ethical code governing the conduct of persons engaged in the practice of law and persons more generally in the legal sector.
"Legal ethics" in the United States is gene...
Medical ethics
Medical ethics is a system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine.As a scholarly discipline, medical ethics encompasses its practical application in clinical s...
Nursing ethics
Nursing ethics is a branch of applied ethics that concerns itself with activities in the field of nursing. Nursing ethics shares many principles with medical ethics, such as beneficence, non-maleficen...
Research ethics
Research ethics involves the application of fundamental ethical principles to a variety of topics involving research, including scientific research. These include the design and implementation of rese...
Historic Summit On Gene Editing And ‘Designer Babies’ Convenes In Washington
Hundreds of scientists, policymakers and the president's science adviser have gathered Tuesday in Washington for what will be a three-day summit on genetic engineering, with a focus on a new, relative...
Negative campaigning
Negative campaigning, also known more colloquially as "mudslinging", is trying to win an advantage by referring to negative aspects of an opponent or of a policy rather than emphasizing one's own posi...
Media ethics
Media ethics is the subdivision of applied ethics dealing with the specific ethical principles and standards of media, including broadcast media, film, theatre, the arts, print media and the internet....
Law of obligations
The law of obligations is one branch of private law under the civil law legal system. It is the body of rules that organizes and regulates the rights and duties arising between individuals. The specif...
Continuing professional development
Continuing professional development (CPD) or continuing professional education (CPE) is the means by which people maintain their knowledge and skills related to their professional lives.CPD obligation...
Honest broker
A honest broker is an entity which keeps sets of private information but distributes parts of those sets to other entities who should not have access to the entire set. Honest brokers often work in cl...
Weston Education Centre
The Weston Education Centre is located in Denmark Hill, South London. It is a purpose built teaching centre with lecture theatres, classrooms, meeting space, and a library. The library holds approxima...
Carousel voting
Carousel voting (in Russian карусель (karusel, "carousel"), also called ручеёк (ruchejok, brooklet)) is a method of vote rigging in elections, used particularly in Russia, and alluding to fairground r...
Chinese wall
Chinese wall is a business term describing an information barrier within an organization that was erected in order to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest. For e...
Confidentiality
Confidentiality is a set of rules or a promise that limits access or places restrictions on certain types of information.
Lawyers are often required by law to keep confidential anything pertaining...
The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer
The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer is a private ritual, authored by Rudyard Kipling, in which students about to graduate from an engineering program at a university in Canada are permitted to pa...
Professional courtesy
Professional courtesy chiefly refers to an understanding that exists between practitioners of a particular profession (mainly medicine and police work) and certain individuals with whom they may come ...
Police Staff College, Bramshill
The Police Staff College, Bramshill, Bramshill House, Bramshill, Hook, Hampshire, England, is the principal police staff training establishment in England and Wales.The need for a training college for...
Feminist Approaches to Bioethics
Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics), or FAB, is a network of feminists in bioethics, adding feminist perspectives to ethical issues in health c...