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Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

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Gain a comprehensive understanding of the ethical and legal issues in dental practice and learn professional, practical ways to handle them with Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition. Written by expert author, speaker, and educator Phyllis Beemsterboer, the new edition of this trusted reference uses real-world situations liberally to clarify key concepts and incorporates timely content on alternative workforce models, the Affordable Care Act, professionalism, and more. Additional case studies and "testlets" provide you with with opportunities for application and critical thinking and help prepare you for success on the NBDHE.

  • Real-world relevance of concepts helps you apply knowledge to everyday situations.
  • Contributors are renowned leaders in dental hygiene education.
  • Learning Outcomes and Key Terms at the beginning of each chapter provide a detailed list of the concepts to master.
  • A new chapter, “Social Responsibility and Justice,” covers timely issues such as access to care and disparities in oral health care.
  • More case studies – 25 total – cover a wide range of situations.
  • The latest information on HIPAA policies is discussed, and the newly revised ADA and ADHA codes of ethics are printed in their entirety.
Section I–Ethics

Chapter 1: Ethics and Professionalism

Chapter 2: Ethical Theory and Philosophy

Chapter 3: Ethical Principles and Values

Chapter 4: Social Responsibility and Justice

Chapter 5: Codes of Ethics

Appendix 5-1: American Dental Hygienists’ Association Code of Ethics for Dental
Hygienists
2007-2008

Chapter 6: Ethical Decision Making in Dental Hygiene and Dentistry

Section II–Law

Chapter 7: Society and the State Dental Practice Act

Chapter 8: Dental Hygienist–Patient Relationship

Chapter 9: Dental Hygienist–Dentist-Employer Relationship

Chapter 10: Risk Management

Section III–Simulations and Applications
Case Studies, Testlets, and Activities


Appendix A: American Dental Association Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct

Bibliography and Suggested Readings

Glossary

Index
Phyllis L. Beemsterboer, RDH, MS, EdD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
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