Title

Ethical practice and professional decision-making

Date of this Version

2016

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

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Weir. M. (2016). Ethical practice and professional decision-making. In M. Weir, Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicine: A handbook for practitioners in Australia and New Zealand (pp. 9-78). (5th ed.). Sydney, Australia: Allen & Unwin.

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Copyright © Michael Weir 200, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2016

ISBN

9781760290467

Abstract

Without an adherence to ethical standards, a practitioner will have little to offer a client. A professional person should be distinguished from a layperson not only by technical knowledge but also by an observance of professional ethics. Healing prospers in an environment where the health professional can be trusted for their technical skill and also for their personal honesty and respect for the client. A concern for ethical standards will help your prac­tice to prosper, and will avoid the negative impact of disciplinary action by a statutory or professional body.

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