Types of ethics

Types of Ethics

  • Descriptive: It is the description of the values and beliefs of various cultural, religious or social groups about health and illness.
  • Normative: a study of human activities in a broad sense in an attempt to identify human actions that are right or wrong and good and bad qualities. In nursing normative ethics addresses: scope of practice of different categories of nurses and, level of competence expected.
  • Analytical: analyzes the meaning of moral terms. It seeks the reasons why these action or attitudes are either wrong or right.
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