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American Journal of Educational Research. 2013, 1(11), 517-522
DOI: 10.12691/education-1-11-10
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Ethics of Future Doctors in the Process of Teaching Foreign Language

Oksana Isayeva1,

1Candidate of philological sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Foreign Languages, Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University, Lviv, Ukraine

Pub. Date: November 26, 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ensuring the quality of higher education)

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Oksana Isayeva. Ethics of Future Doctors in the Process of Teaching Foreign Language. American Journal of Educational Research. 2013; 1(11):517-522. doi: 10.12691/education-1-11-10


The article deals with the problem of implementing professional ethics into higher medical education while teaching foreign languages. In professional ethics of doctors encompasses the codes of morality, ethics, deontology and bioethics of major professional issues, providing facts how various professions define, interpret, and enforce ethical behavior. Professional ethics should only be educated in adolescence, in particular, while being a student. Humanity disciplines should be based on the identification of opportunities for education of ethical standards in students. The basic principles of English classes should be the use of individual, pair and group discussions of medical students’ about current professional issues, giving students the opportunity to think, to express their own thoughts and ideas and to focus on the content of cultural expression. During practical lessons the teacher should focus on medical ethics, its relationship with medical practice and modern ethics in general. Future doctors should strictly follow the main principles of medical ethics and confidential approach to patients’ problems, complaints, diagnosis and treatment.

ethics higher professional medical education foreign languages humanity disciplines culture morality

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