Legal And Ethical Considerations For Dental Hygienists And Assistants

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By Judith Ann Davison
ISBN
9781556644221
Publication Date
14-12-1999
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  • a consistent format for the most effective learning.
  • Contains a case study at the beginning of each section to draw the student into a real-life situation that the hygienist or assistant could be faced with.
  • Provides case study questions to stimulate students interest and promote greater discussion and understanding of difficult concepts.
  • Includes a series of responses from experts in the field, providing a look at the cases through the eyes of professionals.
  • Provides immediate clarification of vital legal terminology with Glossary terms and their definitions in the margins.
  • Features author response to the case study, and answers to case study questions at the end of each section, so students can review vital information from the chapters and be sure theyve applied the information correctly to thecase study questions.
  • Includes key words at the beginning of each chapter, so students can familiarize themselves with important legal terminology.
  • Contains learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter to highlight important concepts the students need to comprehend.
  • Provides a comprehensive glossary for students learning vital legal terminology.
  • Dental hygienists and dental assistants need to be aware of current accepted legal processes related to such issues as infection control, insurance, malpractice, liability, and negligence. LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND ASSISTANTS provides them with strong theoretical and philosophical information concerning the legal, ethical, and management dilemmas that face the entire dental health team. Real-life examples with expert commentary and follow-up questions illustrate legal situations the dental hygienist or assistant may face.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9781556644221
    Author Informaiton By Judith Ann Davison, J.D., R.D.H., Attorney at Law, Windham, Maine
    Pp Authortext Davison
    Table of Content SECTION I THE LEGAL SYSTEM
    CHAPTER 1 THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM
    CHAPTER 2 PROCEDURAL LAW/STRUCTURE OF A LAWSUIT
    CHAPTER 3 THE LAW AND ETHICS
    SECTION II LEGAL RIGHTS THAT DEFINE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS
    CHAPTER 4 TORT LAW UNINTENTIONAL ACTS
    CHAPTER 5 TORT LAW INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT
    CHAPTER 6 INFORMED CONSENT
    CHAPTER 7 CONFIDENTIALITY AND DISCLOSURE
    CHAPTER 8 CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIPS
    CHAPTER 9 DISCRIMINATION
    SECTION III QUALITY ASSURANCE
    CHAPTER 10 ACCREDITATION AND CREDENTIALING
    CHAPTER 11 LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE
    CHAPTER 12 THE ROLE OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
    SECTION IV OFFICE PROTOCOLS AND PATIENT RECORDS
    CHAPTER 13 MEDICAL AND DENTAL RECORDS
    CHAPTER 14 FORENSIC DENTISTRY
    CHAPTER 15 OFFICE PROCEDURES
    SECTION V EMPLOYMENT
    CHAPTER 16 EMPLOYEE RIGHTS, APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS
    CHAPTER 17 SEXUAL HARRASSMENT
    CHAPTER 18 INSURANCE
    SECTION VI CHANGING THE LAW
    CHAPTER 19 CREATING OR CHANGING LAW
    APPENDICES
    Appendix A. American Dental Association Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct
    Appendix B Code of Ethics for Dental Hygienists
    Appendix C American Dental Assistants Association Principles of Ethics and Professional Conduct
    Appendix D Ethics for Dental Laboratory Technologists
    Appendix E Code of Ethics for Dental Laboratory Industry
    Appendix F Safety Mini-Audit for Compliance and Safety Checklist Excerpts from The Written Office Safety Program
    Appendix G Rhode Island Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
    Appendix H Maines Dental Practice Act and Rules and Regulations
    Appendix I Wyomings Dental Practice Act and Rules and Regulations
    Imprint Mosby
    Publication Date 14-12-1999
    Pages 400
    Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
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