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Code of Ethical Conduct

Of The American College of Clinical Thermology (ACCT)

(Revised on 14 Aril 2019)

This code establishes standards of professional ethical conduct with which each member of the
American College of Clinical Thermology, Inc (ACCT Inc) is expected to comply. Members must recognize
their responsibility to patients, to other health professionals, to society, and to self. These standards are
intended to guide thermologists, thermographers, physicians and other health professionals in their
relationships with the individuals they serve, colleagues in the health professions, the public, and all
levels of government.


Members of ACCT should:

1. Use their knowledge, training, experience and talents for the benefit of patients and of mankind
2. Relate honestly and ethically in all professional relationships, and exhibit sound moral character;
and expose any member who appears deficient in character or competence, or who engages in
fraud or deception
3. Practice on a scientific basis with integrity, and continuously strive to improve their knowledge
and skills for the purpose of rendering the highest quality of professional service
4. Strive to expand and disseminate knowledge of thermology and participate in ethical research
efforts as appropriate
5. Conduct all relations with patients, employers, co‐workers, colleagues, and members of other
professions with integrity, fairness and confidentiality
6. Keep confidential all individual medical information, releasing same only at the request of the
individual, or when required by law
7. Avoid exploiting patients or others who pay for their services
8. Recognize any impairments in themselves and others, including chemical dependency and
abusive personal practices, which interfere with their ability to follow this code, and take
appropriate measures.