AIDS: Crisis in Professional Ethics

AIDS: Crisis in Professional Ethics

By: Elliot Cohen (author)Paperback

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Professionals face tough questions raised by the AIDS pandemic

About Author

Elliot D. Cohen is Professor of Philosophy at Indian River Community College and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Applied Philosophy. Michael Davis is Senior Research Associate at the Center for the Study of Ethics in Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology.


Introduction 1. AIDS: Moral Dilemmas for Physicians - Albert Flores 2. Nursing and AIDS: Some Special Challenges - Joan C. Callahan and Jill Powell 3. The Dentist's Obligation to Treat Patients with HIV: A Patient's Perspective - Michael Davis 4. HIV and the Professional Responsibility of the Early Childhood Educator - Kenneth Kipnis 5. AIDS in the Workplace: Options and Responsibilities - Al Gini and Michael Davis 6. Leading by Example: AIDS Policy and the University's Social Responsibility - Howard Cohen 7. What Would a Virtuous Counselor Do? Ethical Problems in Counseling Clients with HIV - Elliot D. Cohen 8. The Attorney, the Client with HIV, and the Duty to Warn - Martin Gunderson 9. AIDS: A Transformative Challenge for Clergy - Joseph A. Edelheit 10. Journalistic Responsibilities and AIDS - Michael Pritchard 11. AIDS and a Politician's Right to Privacy - Vincent J. Samar A Bibliography on AIDS and Professional Ethics - Sohair ElBaz and William Pardue About the Contributors Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781566391658
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 261
  • ID: 9781566391658
  • ISBN10: 1566391652

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