Ethical Issues In Sports Medicine
Search for, download, and read the ‘Code of Ethics’ for Physical TherapistsRead the articles, “Ethical Issues in Sports Medicine: A Review and Justification for Ethical Decision Making and Reasoning” and “The Changing Context of Sport and Medicine’s Social Contract with Society: Implications for Sports Medicine EthicsYou are to write an exploratory essay on how your ethics align with those of your profession and how you might manage potential conflict in sports medicine. Discuss how your personal values or ethics (personal code of ethics) align with the code of ethics for your chosen profession and how they relate to one of the other articles. While you may or may not work directly with sport/athletic participants at some level, as a future healthcare professional, educator, or coach, you will likely encounter sport/athletic participants in your career.Things to consider in your personal exploration and discussion (Do not answer these questions as if they are questions on an exam. Use them as guidance in your discussion):How are your personal beliefs in alignment in your daily practice with your family? Socially? Education? Work? Do you practice the same ethical behavior in each? What’s differentHow do your ethics align with that of your profession? Do you agree with the Code of Ethics for your future profession?How might your ethics conflict with other constituents in other sports or sports medicine (coaches, players, parents, administrators)?What specific resources do you expect to have to support you in your decision making after graduation and how will those resources help you?