Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene, 4th Edition

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By Kristin Minihan-Anderson, RDH, MSDH
ISBN
9780323761192
Publication Date
15-12-2022
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  • 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.
  • Concepts with real-world relevance make it easier to apply your knowledge to everyday situations.
  • Six-step decision-making model provides a framework with which to tackle ethical situations.
  • Chapters on legal concepts include information on risk management and state dental practice legislation.
  • Key terms are defined in each chapter and in the glossary.
  • Key vocabulary helps you understand complex content.

Learn professional, practical ways to handle ethical and legal issues in dental practice! 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 you unpack and analyze ethical dilemmas, and case scenarios challenge you to apply concepts to the real world. Written by a team of experts led by educator Kristin Minihan-Anderson, this book helps Dental Hygiene students prepare for the NBDHE exam and also serves as an valuable reference for practitioners looking to continue their professional growth.


Key Features
  • 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.
  • Concepts with real-world relevance make it easier to apply your knowledge to everyday situations.
  • Six-step decision-making model provides a framework with which to tackle ethical situations.
  • Chapters on legal concepts include information on risk management and state dental practice legislation.
  • Key terms are defined in each chapter and in the glossary.
  • Key vocabulary helps you understand complex content.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323761192
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
Author Information By Kristin Minihan-Anderson, RDH, MSDH, Assistant Professor Public Health Coordinator Fones School of Dental Hygiene University of Bridgeport Bridgeport, Connecticut
Table of Content 1. Risk Management
Section I: Ethics
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, Suggested Activities, and Testlets
Publication Date 15-12-2022
Pages 222
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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