Ethical tensions faced by dietetic students during fieldwork

  • N Nortje
Keywords: ethical tension, dietetics students, confidentiality, value conflict, limited resources

Abstract

Research confirms that students carrying out their fieldwork are faced with various ethical conundrums and are unsure as to how to address these. This study identifies and discusses four major issues in this regard, namely confidentiality issues, the distribution of limited resources, power struggles and conflicting values with clients.

 

Keywords: ethical tension, dietetics students, confidentiality, value conflict, limited resources

Published
2014-10-10
Section
Articles

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2078-6204
print ISSN: 2078-6190