Schoolwork and essays from secondary school
Search schoolwork

Ethics and life issues

Topic: Ethics
| More

It could not happen

Most often people turn a blind eye when they see another person who needs help. We humans do not want to interfere in other people's problems, and gain troubles, we think it can solve them themselves. Now here's a woman there and ask for help. What do I do? I can close my eyes and just walking past, just as if I were blind and deaf. What will be the consequences if I do it? Will I feel any guilt? Ask myself why did I do that? What am I to humans who are able to just walk by? Why was she sad? Where and why had she hurt? How could I just walk by? In today's society, we are very stressed. I have time to stop and try to help her. Is there any empathy or sympathy in me in the people around me?

Or I could go to her and ask how is it? Need help, I can help you in any way? From that I can find out where the problem lies. She may need help getting to the hospital or home or elsewhere. Or just talk to him. Can I force her to seek help and get treatment? No, but I can listen to try to understand advise her to seek help and get the care she deserves. By listening to her I can build up my mind and act to do what is right to try to help her. To try to help her, I will also feel good because I made a bet, I took the time and try to help anyone who needed it.

Organization and approach is very important in our work because we are in contact with the patient and their disease all the time. You should be able to talk properly while you should listen when others talk to understand each other. With contact and communication, one can find solutions to various problems. What we're doing is for the patient to feel secure and safe, and show respect and empathy simply because we care.


Ethics are the ideas, rules and laws which man can base their actions on.

Ethics is about right to be respected for who they are as long as you do not do any harm. The right to own human dignity. The ethics of care is about being able to give and receive care, to care for and nurtured. It is about listening even that you can not hear., To satisfy the resident's needs. As a caregiver, you can set ethical requirements for example. right salary, tool for heavy lifting, call when you need to work through difficult emotions, etc. Ethics in school is about building trust between teachers and students. So that students assimilate the teacher has to teach.

Three principles for ethical evaluations in health care

- The human host's basically all people have equal value, this value gives the right to health care on equal terms

- Needs and solidarity principle, who is the sickest and most in need out of care is always the former

- Cost Efficiency principle of equal treatment is chosen the one that costs the least and deemed financially prudent in the long run.


Morality is what separates humans from animals, d vs ability to think in terms of right and wrong, good and evil, and to ask why. The animals follow their instinct they have no rules and laws. People can in each situation, choose different courses of action, that is what is morality.

Ethics and Morals = our words reveal our ethics while our actions reveal our morale.


With the values ​​we mean both the act itself to value something but also reviews, opinions and perceptions of what is right, wrong, good or evil. Head meanings behind the way we act and how we behave. A valuation implies an idea of ​​a value.


Means that everything is predetermined, that the laws of nature determines what happens in each moment. That the host is a mechanical system where there is no free will, where man is a machine and do everything automatically.


Means that our will is free. A free will can also have its consequences. We would never be able to predict or calculate how we or others will act in the next moment.


Involves trying to predict the outcome or consequence for an action can get. But how do you value it myself, State or God, it is lust, happiness or duty to control assessments.

Situation ethics

Is a way to make decisions. When I shop, it is important to decide what is right and wrong. That just because others are cheating on a test so do not do it. This approach is usually called situation ethics.


A man's mind kind envisages will, emotional commitment, intentions and thoughts. With a mind blow ethics mean that an act is determined by the intention or the motive behind the act. That is all you want that a man should do to you, you shall do for them. The problem is that good motives are not always good actions.


Is when there is an imbalance in the body. When you do not know the resources available to the demands others or oneself imposes on itself. Is it too high or too low demands, you can feel the stress. This causes the body to perceive the situation as a threat, and then reacts with a fight, run or play dead.


Conflict is

- Within ourselves, ie, we both want and do not want a lot of things.

- Between people, for example. how we get along at home or work

- Between groups, for example. Racism, strikes, civil war.

- Between Countries in the worst case in the form of war

Poor conflict resolution

- We do like the ostrich, burying its head in the sand and pretend nothing: the risk is that we're sitting on a bomb and that it slams when we least expect it

- We do the opposite we let our anger, rage and disappointment fly freely in the air.

- We are trying to find a scapegoat that is blamed for everything, but we will solve nothing.

Better solutions to conflict

- Do not sweep the problem under the carpet bring it up directly.

- Let the conflict processing be allowed to take time.

- Make an inventory of problems let everyone talk to the point.

- Let everyone talk about what they feel about the conflict. Be clear but do not accuse.

- Designation of not heavy, it just creates debt

- Make a return border programs: what are our objectives? How are we working on? ETC.


Means being able to empathize with another person's feelings and needs. To meet another person with empathy is to go beyond their own values ​​and see the situation and the problem of the patient's condition. To set their own values ​​aside.


We can feel sympathy, pity and understanding but we do not go into the other's feelings, but keeps a certain distance.


Is that when the caregiver is forced to choose to accept that the patient does not want and letting him / her die or force the patient to the care he / she needs. But coercion in care is not permitted under the health care law.


Public solidarity is that we normally are in solidarity against the laws, rules and regulations that govern our work and society.

Private solidarity is something that comes from the heart and manifests itself in the form of care, respect for the feelings, to affirm the feelings, responsibility, understanding and be supportive of important concepts in all care work.


This man has fallen into a crisis because his wife has died. He suffers from psychological problems and does not know how to live without her, which is normal when you lose someone you love who are close. He must be able to go through this mourning process in the way that feels safest for him. What he needs now is to try to be there for him when he feels abandoned, alone, insecure and so on. Show respect that he feels bad and need support and help. Show respect for his wife who has died that she was a human he loved / love but that she no longer exists, and it's difficult for him to continue living without her. He needs someone who listens and encourages him that life is not over think of those great moments he had with his wife. That there is a life now, even if he does not have his wife beside him. was understanding, compassion, respect and be sensitive. Our work is the warmth, closeness and care a basic trait that we show every day for the patient to feel valuable. I as a caregiver should be a positive person who shows respect that I care and am concerned about him. I'll listen, view, closeness and not take away. I'll show empathy and be able to live myself into the patient's feelings to experience joy, sadness, fear, etc. Try to understand him.

A good attitude can make a man happy.


Means to have a functioning body, to be free from injury, illness, etc. In order to have a good physical health should nurture your body by drinking and eating right, exercising, and so on.

Physical illness

Obtained by smoking, drinking beer and liquor, snuff, take drugs etc. Thus damaging their body


When you feel secure, confident, feel good in body and soul, feeling happy, healthy, have good balance in body and soul.


When you feel afraid, insecure, lacking in confidence, worried, sad, imbalance in body and soul, etc.


Means having good relationships with their neighbors and to live in a satisfactory environment. It both gives and asks for support


As you get ejections, bullied, feel lonely, do not begrudge another man's success, jealousy and so on.


Is to accept themselves and others as they are, to respect an opinion from someone not change yourself or someone else to respect that everyone is different and so on.


Is to love without any selfish ulterior motives. Love is patient and kind. Love is not rude, not selfish, it roars not show up, it would not hurt. One can love people in different ways. As a friend, parent, child, partner, etc.


You can end up in a crisis and feel that you do not dare, that you think you will fail, that it is difficult, when you have low self-esteem. You can end up in financial crises that money is not enough. Crises can be triggered by illness, death, olyckhändelse, unemployment, etc.


One can suffer psychologically and / or physically. To suffer psychologically, to feel anxiety, fear, fear, terror, panic. The body reacts by palpitations, sweating, tremors, stomach ache and headache.

Physical suffering is when you hurt his body and it hurts like, for example. break a leg or arm, falling and getting hurt mm.


Bereavement has two different phases shock phase and the reaction phase

Shock phase when you get news of a death end up mostly in shock that can last up to a week. They deny what happened and suffers emotional shock. One should not leave the grieving alone but do not treat as a helpless child.

The reaction phase to feel anger, grief, anxiety, restlessness, trying to find a scapegoat, and so on. It is important to release these emotions of grief. The environment can help the bereaved to accept the loss.


Quality of life is often heard when people discuss how they want to live, live, work.

Quality of life is:

- To have a piece of bread when you are hungry

- To experience peace and discord

- To know that someone is with you when you have difficult

- To find peace and enjoy the full moon

- To have a friend who dares to say to you

- To discover a new path that leads to change

- To dare to play and show off a little healthy madness

- To provide care and be neighbor

- To forgive and clear away the old

- To make demands on yourself and others

- To throw off the mask and admit uncertainty

- To show who you are instead of what you have


Dare to speak honestly and openly with someone, to have someone to confide in. Try to understand another person and put themselves into other people's situations. When the anxiety, nervousness and uncertainty decreases. When you feel yourself and being honest leads to balance and harmony of life.

I do not want ANY >> THE <<

Johnny has had an aggressive form of cancer and does not want any hormone therapy or radiotherapy. But he wants to live as long as possible without any treatment. Where he feels like the person he is. Then you have to think about those ethical rules. Johnny's right to be able to decide what he wants his human rights. You should still explain to him how everything goes to why they want to give them to him this treatment and how they can help him.

Ethical rules

- Autonomy principle - the right to self-determination

- The principle of beneficence - doing good, prevent and reduce suffering

- Non harm principle - do not harm or inflict unnecessary risks

- The principle of equity - the equal right to health care

1. You have to have the patient's health and well-being as their primary objective.

2. One should respect the patient's privacy and the right to self-determination. Professional secrecy and the patient's right to privacy.

3. You must not be influenced by the patient's ethical and religious affiliation, political opinion, gender, sexual orientation, social status etc.

4. Relationship to the patient will by guided by empathy and responsibility.

5. Inform the patient status, treatment costs, and ascertain the patient's consent to treatment.

6. You should consult with another health care provider when the patient needs outside their professional skills.

7. One should deal with science and experience, and constantly expand their knowledge and follow developments in health care.

8. One should keep themselves informed about the obligations of general law or special regulations and requirements imposed by the profession perform ing.

9. You should have a good working relationship with colleagues and show respect for their knowledge. Having regard to the patient, colleagues and other partners.

10. One should advertise themselves, their professional examination in a trustworthy, accurate and objective way.

based on 10 ratings Ethics and life issues, 3.7 out of 5 based on 10 ratings
| More
Rate Ethics and life issues

Related school projects
The following are school projects dealing with the Ethics and life issues or are in any way related with the Ethics and life issues.

Comment on Ethics and life issues