Corporations are scrambling to jump on the ”code of ethics” bandwagon. While it helps to have written standards, ethical behavior is easier to write about than to achieve. To make a difference in employees’ everyday behavior; you have to understand the different levels of ethical reasoning.
Physicians, nurses, and pharmacists are among the highest trained and careful professionals in our society, but the culture of medicine demands infallibility. The culture is introduced in medical school and residency when the learning process urges an error-free practice.