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cover image - Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323764995
Copyright: 2024
Publication Date: 05-05-2023
Page Count: 208
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $58.99

Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 4th Edition

by Kristin Minihan-Anderson, RDH, MSDH

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

cover image - Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323764995
Copyright: 2024
Publication Date: 05-05-2023
Page Count: 208
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $58.99
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Help your Dental Hygiene students learn professional, practical ways to handle ethical and legal issues! Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene, 4th Edition provides a solid foundation in ethical theory and laws relating to oral healthcare professionals, including ethical conduct and social responsibility. An ethical decision-making model helps students unpack and analyze ethical dilemmas, and case scenarios challenge them to apply concepts to the real world. Ideal as a textbook within an undergraduate program, this guide prepares dental hygiene students for the NBDHE exam and also serves as a reference for today’s practitioners.

    • NEW! Updated coverage addresses timely issues and the latest thinking in the field.
    • NEW! Updated illustrations visually support key content.
    • NEW! Updated case studies include realistic scenarios, helping students explore a wide range of situations and practice making sound ethical and legal decisions.
    • NEW! Updated testlets use short clinical scenarios to help students develop skills in critical thinking and problem solving, and prepare for the case-based component of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE).
    • Dental hygiene-focused coverage highlights need-to-know concepts and information on ethics and law.
    • Logical organization of content includes separate sections on ethics, law, and simulations and applications of both, building a solid foundation for practical application.
    • Six-step decision-making model provides a framework with which to tackle ethical situations.
    • Coverage of concepts with real-world relevance makes it easier for students to apply their knowledge to everyday situations.
    • Chapters on legal concepts include information on risk management and state dental practice legislation.
    • Key vocabulary helps students understand complex content.
    • NEW! Updated illustrations visually support key content.
    • NEW! Updated case studies include realistic scenarios, helping students explore a wide range of situations and practice making sound ethical and legal decisions.
    • NEW! Updated testlets use short clinical scenarios to help students develop skills in critical thinking and problem solving, and prepare for the case-based component of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE).
  • Section I: Ethics
    1. Risk Management
    2. Ethics and Professionalism
    3. Ethical Theory and Philosophy
    4. Ethical Principles and Values
    5. Codes of Ethics
    6. Ethical Decision Making in Dental Hygiene and Dentistry
    7. Social Responsibility
    Section II: Law
    8. Society and the State Dental Practice Act
    9. Dental Hygienist–Patient Relationship
    10. Dental Hygienist–Dentist-Employer Relationship
    Section III: Simulations and Applications
    Case Studies, Activities, and Testlets
    CASES FOR STUDY AND DISCUSSION
    SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES
    ANSWERS TO TESTLET QUESTIONS
    Appendix A: American Dental Association Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct
    Bibliography and Suggested Readings
    Glossary
    Index
  • Kristin Minihan-Anderson, RDH, MSDH, Assistant Professor
    Public Health Coordinator
    Fones School of Dental Hygiene
    University of Bridgeport
    Bridgeport, Connecticut
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