Princeton University Library Catalog

Ethics and law in dental hygiene / Phyllis L. Beemsterboer.

Author:
Beemsterboer, Phyllis [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2010.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xvii, 254 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-236) and indexes.
Contents:
  • Section 1 : Ethics -- 1. Ethics and professionalism / Phyllis L. Beemsterboer -- The health care provider -- The dental hygienist -- Professionalism -- Commercial model -- Guild model -- Interactive model -- Competency in dental hygiene -- Standards for clinical practice -- Professional traits for the dental hygienist -- Honesty and integrity -- Caring and compassion -- Reliability and responsibility -- Maturity and self-analysis -- Loyalty -- Interpersonal communication -- Tolerance for others -- Respect for self -- Legal requirements for the dental hygienist -- Summary -- 2. Ethical theory and philosophy / Phyllis L. Beemsterboer and David Ozar -- Moral development -- Theories of cognitive moral development -- Male justice orientation -- Female ethic of care -- Cognitive development theory -- Character -- Overview of ethical theories -- Consequentialism or utilitarian ethics -- Deontology or nonconsequentialism -- Virtue ethics -- Summary -- 3. Ethical principles and values / Phyllis L. Beemsterboer -- Ethical dilemmas -- Principle of nonmaleficence -- Application of nonmaleficence -- Principle of beneficence -- Application of autonomy -- Principle of justice -- Application of justice -- Values and concepts -- Paternalism -- Veracity -- Application of veracity -- Informed consent -- Confidentiality -- Applying principles and values -- Prima facie duties -- Other values used in health care -- Summary --
  • 4. Social responsibility and justice / Phyllis L. Beemsterboer and Frank Catalanotto -- Disparities in oral health care -- Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health -- National Institutes of Health Report on Oral Health Disparities -- Health disparities and professionalism -- Ethical goals in oral health care -- Social justice -- Role of the dental hygienist -- Summary -- 5. Codes of ethics / Phyllis L. Beemsterboer -- Professional codes in health care -- Development of ethical codes -- Ethical code for dental hygiene -- Dental code -- Summary -- Appendix 5-1 : American Dental Hygienists' Association code of Ethics for Dental Hygienists -- 6. Ethical decision making in dental hygiene and dentistry / Phyllis L. Beemsterboer -- Learning ethical decision making -- Ethical awareness -- Ethical decision-making models -- Six-step decision-making model -- Ethical dilemmas for the dental hygienist -- Solving a dilemma using the ethical decision-making model -- Summary --
  • Section 2 : Law -- 7. Society and the State Dental Practice Act / Cheryl A. Cameron -- Statutory law -- Rules and regulations -- The practice of dental hygiene -- Licensure provisions -- Scope of practice -- Supervision requirements -- Other selected statutory provisions -- Abuse reporting -- Patient records -- Professional liability insurance -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification -- Self-referral and kickbacks -- Due process -- Summary -- 8. Dental hygienist : patient relationship / Cheryl A. Cameron and Pamela Zarkowski -- Legal framework of the relationship -- Overview of the legal system -- Civil law -- Contract law -- Tort law -- Rights and responsibilities of the dental hygienist and patient -- Legal actions for health care injuries -- Informed consent -- Professional malpractice -- Breach of contract -- Summary -- 9. Dental hygienist : dentist-employer relationship / Cheryl A. Cameron and Pamela Zarkowski -- Seeking and obtaining employment -- Employment relationship -- Employment laws -- Federal laws prohibiting discrimination -- State laws prohibiting discrimination -- Enforcement of laws prohibiting discrimination -- Other laws providing employee protections -- Sexual harassment -- Categories of harassing behavior -- Protection for the dental hygienist -- Summary -- 10. Risk management / Phyllis L. Beemsterboer, Cheryl A. Cameron and Pamela Zarkowski -- Risk identification -- Risk reduction -- Documentation -- Communication -- Individual risk management -- Summary --
  • Section 3 : Simulations and applications -- Case studies, testlets, and activities -- Appendix A : American Dental Association Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct with official advisory opinions revised to October 2008 -- Bibliography and suggested readings -- Glossary -- Index.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781416062356 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1416062351 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008054145
OCLC:
262883073
RCP:
C - S