Ethical Dilemma

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Ethical Dilemma by Mind Map: Ethical Dilemma

1. Who Does This Impact?

1.1. Mr. Pitts

1.2. The Hospital

1.3. Madison and Jonah's

1.4. AOTA

1.5. The State Regulatory Body

2. Possible Outcomes:

2.1. 1. Talk to Mr. Pitts

2.1.1. Positive: Mr. Pitts is very understanding and accepts the extra session for her honesty.

2.1.2. Negative: Mr. Pitts can report Madison.

2.2. 2. Madison keeps it to herself

2.2.1. Positive: Future clients will receive the correct amount of treatment and billing.

2.2.2. Negative: Another person can find out and report her for false billing.

2.3. 3. Madison can approach Jonah about their past decisions

2.3.1. Positive: Jonah recognized her poor choices and the effect it had on her clients.

2.3.2. Negative: Jonah is offended that Madison questioned her work.

3. Madison and Jonah agreed to co-treat patients and both charge for treatment. Due to time restrictions, Madison was only able to provide two units of service to Mr. Pitts. Madison was told to bill the patient for three and make up the extra unit another time. Over three months, Madison repeated this incident with other patients. (Scott & Reitz, 2017, p. 103).

4. Chosen Course of Action

4.1. 4. Madison can talk to her supervisor

4.1.1. Positive: The supervisor can recognize Madison's forgiveness and glad she brought it to their attention.

4.1.2. Negative: The supervisor can be furious at Madison for being dishonest.

4.2. Core Values

4.2.1. 1. Altruism

4.2.2. 2. Truth

4.3. Ethical Principle

4.3.1. 1. Justice

4.3.2. 2. Veracity