Theory and practice in interprofessional ethics: A framework for understanding ethical issues in health care teams

TitleTheory and practice in interprofessional ethics: A framework for understanding ethical issues in health care teams
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsClark, PG, Cott, C, Drinka, TJK
JournalJournal of Interprofessional Care
Publication Languageeng
Keywordsapproach , care , cooperation , education , ethics , HEALTH , in , INTERDISCIPLINARY , INTERPROFESSIONAL , knowledge , Medical , personnel , practice , relations , TEAMS , teamwor , the , to , VALUES , workplace
AbstractThis paper develops a conceptual framework for organizing and analyzing the different types of ethical issues in interprofessional teamwork on the field of healthcare. The authors present a case study that illustrates the different dimensions of this issue, and present their conclusions and recommendations summarizing the integration of theory and practice in interprofessional ethics. The goal of this paper is to begin a dialogue and discussion on the ethical issues confronting interprofessional teams and to lay the foundation for an expanding discourse on interprofessional ethics.
NotesClark, Phillip G. 1; Email Address: Cott, Cheryl 2 Drinka, Theresa J. K. 3; Affiliation: 1: Program in Gerontology and Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center, University of Rhode Island, Drammen, Norway 2: Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 3: Drinka Consulting and Training, Waupaca, Wisconsin, USA; Source Info: Dec2007, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p591; Subject Term: INTERPROFESSIONAL relations; Subject Term: INTERDISCIPLINARY approach in education; Subject Term: INTERDISCIPLINARY approach to knowledge; Subject Term: TEAMS in the workplace; Subject Term: HEALTH care teams; Subject Term: MEDICAL cooperation; Subject Term: MEDICAL personnel; Subject Term: MEDICAL care; Subject Term: ETHICS; Subject Term: VALUES; Author-Supplied Keyword: ethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: Interprofessional; Author-Supplied Keyword: practice; Author-Supplied Keyword: teamwork; Author-Supplied Keyword: theory; Number of Pages: 13p; Illustrations: 2 charts; Document Type: Article
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