Beyond recommendation and mediation: moral case deliberation as moral learning in dialogue.

@article{Metselaar2015BeyondRA,
  title={Beyond recommendation and mediation: moral case deliberation as moral learning in dialogue.},
  author={Suzanne Metselaar and Bert Molewijk and Guy Widdershoven},
  journal={The American journal of bioethics : AJOB},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={50-1}
}
In “Neglected Ends: Clinical Ethics Consultation and the Prospects for Closure,” Autumn Fiester (2015) rightly criticizes the “Recommendation-Focused Model” (RFM) in clinical ethics consultations (CECs). Indeed, by focusing on “the single right course of action” or even on outcomes as such, moral distress and negative emotions might be overlooked and keep lingering. Not dealing with this “moral residue,” as Fiester calls it, can lead to insufficient “closure” for those involved in the case. As… CONTINUE READING