Section III. Ethical Directives for other Health-Care Professions
SECTION III. ETHICAL DIRECTIVES FOR OTHER HEALTH-CARE PROFESSIONS
Code for Nurses, International Council of Nurses [1973, reaffirmed 1989; revised 2002]
Code for Nurses with Interpretive Statements, American Nurses' Association [1950, revised 1976, 1985, 2001]
Code of Ethics for Nursing, Canadian Nurses Association [1985, revised 1991]
Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics, American Dietetic Association [1987, revised 1999]
Code of Ethics, American Association of Pastoral Counselors [last amended 1994]
Code of Ethics, American Pharmacists Association [1969, amended 1975, revised 1981, 1994]
Code of Ethics and Guide for Professional Conduct, American Physical Therapy Association [1981, last amended 1991]
Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics, American Occupational Therapy Association [1988, revised 2000]
Code of Ethics of the Physician Assistant Profession, American Academy of Physician Assistants [1983, amended 1985, reaffirmed 1990]
Code of Ethics, National Association of Social Workers [1979, revised 1990, 1996, 1999]
Code of Ethics, American College of Healthcare Executives [amended 1990]
This section demonstrates the great number and diversity of ethical directives for healthcare professionals other than physicians. The section opens with several codes of ethics for nurses, followed by ethics directives for other professional groups from chiropractors and dentists to social workers and hospital administrators.
Most of the documents in this section represent professional organizations in the United States.