Ethics, Jurisprudence and Practice Management in Dental Hygiene (3rd Revised edition)

Ethics, Jurisprudence and Practice Management in Dental Hygiene (3rd Revised edition)

By: Vickie Kimbrough (author), Charla Lautar (author)Paperback

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ETHICS, JURISPRUDENCE AND PRACTICE MANAGEMENT IN DENTAL HYGIENE, 3/e is the definitive, up-to-date guide to ethics, jurisprudence, and practice management for all dental hygiene students, new graduates, and licensed practitioners. The authors first introduce codes of ethics; discuss how ethical principles and moral values influence society, individual, and the profession; and cover crucial ethics-related topics such as informed consent. Next, they turn to practice management, showing how the dental practice must operate as a small business, and offering thorough career coverage. This edition's extensive updates include: dental therapists and other alternative workforce models; regulatory changes; opportunities in forensics; comparisons with practice in Canada; and much more. Extensive new resources are provided on the MyHealthProfessionsKit website.

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Preface 1. Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Moral Reasoning 2. Ethical Principles and Core Values 3. Informed Consent 4. Decision Making 5. Jurisprudence 6. Social Issues 7. Aspects of Practice Management 8. The Business of Dental Hygiene 9. Alternate Workforce Models: Future Trends for Oral Health Care 10. Seeking the Dental Hygiene Position 11. Planning for the Future and Career Longevity Internet Resources Glossary Works Cited

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/01/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780131394926
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780131394926
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 0131394924
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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