Summary of Study Session 8

In Study Session 8, you have learned that:

  1. Healthworkers will be faced with difficult decisions during their working lives. Some of these will involve ethical dilemmas or conflicts.
  2. Using ethical principles may help to resolve some of the complex problems that may occur during your work.
  3. Confidentiality, privacy and trust are issues that all healthworkers should strive to maintain at all times.
  4. There are some areas of responsibility in healthworkers’ lives that are more likely to cause ethical dilemmas than other parts of their work.
  5. Asking for help when difficult ethical matters arise is almost always a good idea.

8.7  Reproductive healthcare

Self-Assessment Questions (SAQs) for Study Session 8