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Page Count: 216
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Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

by Phyllis L. Beemsterboer, RDH, MS, EdD
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ISBN: 9781455748174
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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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