An ethical individual is able to make the difference between right and wrong. Such individuals demonstrate to others the right path to follow both at home and at work. In decision-making, ethics is of great significance. In organizations, decisions are made all the time, and the health care sector is not left behind. Matters involving decision making arise at all times when dealing with patients or other situations. Complicated laws and ethics for the maintenance of professionalism and in giving a sense of belonging regulate healthcare workers’ actions. After taking the ethical self-assessment, this essay describes the lessons learned concerning ethical decision-making. It also describes the effects the ACHE professional standards have on ethical decision-making. The effects of one's individuality in ethical decision-making and strategies one may use to make their ethical decision-making skills are added.
Consisting of over thirty-five thousand executives from healthcare, the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) is a global society that leads healthcare systems, hospitals, and organizations dealing with healthcare. The society is popular for its credential of FACHE® that signifies the certification of the board in the management of healthcare. It is also known for its program on education like the annual congress on Healthcare Leadership (ACHE, 2015). The board also gives self-assessment tests comprising a variety of moral questions.
Through the questions review, they are able to make an identification of areas of weaknesses and improvement done immediately. For instance, where the answer was not ‘always’, it could show weakness leading to a review for improvement purposes. For easy identification of a healthcare worker’s area in healthcare, the questions are divided into sub-sections to for ease. It is the duty of the executives of health care to show merit in their actions, which enhance the...