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Facebook Hires New Director to Deal With Ethics in Engineering, Design

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

With new advances in technology comes responsibility. Many individuals and companies often do not take ethics into consideration when they create new products. This is especially true when dealing with software, apps and other digital media. These products can still cause harm, even though there may not be physical damages involved. Misuse of a… Read More »

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Physical Therapist’s License Still Suspended for Sexual Assault

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Physical therapists help those with injuries relieve pain and regain mobility. They often work with a person’s arms, legs, neck and shoulders to relieve stiff muscles and joints. They see patients in vulnerable positions and as such, they must act in a professional manner at all times. Otherwise, they can face license suspension. Some… Read More »

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Dentist Causes Patient’s Heart Attack, License Suspended 5 years

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Many people have undergone extensive dental treatments to fix problems with their teeth. Oral surgery on wisdom teeth is quite common. In fact, most people will get their wisdom teeth removed at some point. This surgery is quite routine and rarely results in complications. However, it did result in complications for one young woman…. Read More »

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Nurse Faces License Forfeiture After Taking Patients’ Drugs

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

When a person is sick or injured, they may need medication to feel better and heal. There are thousands of medications on the market to aid with pain relief, reduce the risk of infection, kill viruses and manage chronic conditions. When a person does not get the medication they need, they could experience a… Read More »

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Engineering Ethics in Artificial Intelligence

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

In the 1980s and 1990s, artificial intelligence conjured images of robots and maybe even killer machines. Today, artificial intelligence is not such a scary prospect. It is used by just about everyone. It can be found in smartphones (such as Apple iPhones’ Siri), automobiles (Tesla is a popular example), entertainment (such as Netflix) and… Read More »

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New Grant for Duke University Will Incorporate Ethics in Engineering

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Most engineering programs at the college and university level prepare students for the basics of engineering, as well as advanced methods and tools. One thing that these programs overlook is ethics. Ethics should be part of every holistic engineering programs, but unfortunately, it’s not. Engineering impacts the lives of everyone, but students are not… Read More »

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Florida Nurse’s License Suspended Over Sexual Battery Charge

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Medical professionals do not have free reign to touch a patient as they please. The physical contact that they have with their patients must be medically appropriate. In the event that that physical contact is not medically appropriate, they can face discipline of their license. A “skin assessment” and inappropriate touching of the genitals… Read More »

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How a Mortgage Broker’s License Can Get Suspended

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Most people rely on mortgage brokers to buy houses. While most of those in the mortgage industry are trustworthy individuals, some violate the laws by charging unnecessary fees or engaging in fraud. This is against the law and can lead to license suspension and revocation and even legal consequences. Therefore, if you are a… Read More »

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Florida Pharmacy Tech’s License Suspended After Stealing Pills

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Pharmacists have a huge responsibility. They must ensure that prescriptions are filled properly. They must also be honest with the medications they have in their inventory. Pharmacists have access to a wide variety of drugs, including opioids and other addictive pills. If they take these drugs for their own use, they can face serious… Read More »

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Property Rental Ethics

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

A house is the most expensive asset that most people will own. With homes costing hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars, there’s a lot that goes into the home buying process. Real estate professionals must be licensed and abide by ethical guidelines. But is the process different when a person is using… Read More »