Presentation on theme: "The Ethics of Telehealth and Telecare – Unit C3 Dr Paul Rice David Barrett."— Presentation transcript:
The Ethics of Telehealth and Telecare – Unit C3 Dr Paul Rice David Barrett
At the broadest level, ethics is the study of people’s moral behaviour (e.g. Good/evil; right/wrong) That may sound rather abstract, but the aspiration to act ‘ethically’ should underpin everything we do To start, we’ll discuss some broad ethical principles and healthcare issues, before looking in more detail at telehealth and telecare C3/1 What do we mean by ethics?
Ethical principles C3/2 Beauchamp T L, Childress J F (2008) Principles of Biomedical Ethics, 6 th ed. Oxford, Oxford University Press
For the ethical principle that your group has been allocated, think about a possible circumstance where telehealth – Supports that principle – Challenges that principle Where there are ethical challenges, how can users and carers be safeguarded against them? C3/3 Ethical principles and telehealth