Professionalism and Ethics

A guide for dental care professionals

Author: Fiona Stuart-Wilson

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1856424863

Category: Medical

Page: 74

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This book contains guidance for all dental care professionals, especially dental nurses. It also provides explanations of the implications of General Dental Council guidance on the Standards for Dental Care professionals, case study examples and checklists and self-assured responses to case study questions.

Professional Responsibility in Dentistry

A Practical Guide to Law and Ethics

Author: Joseph P. Graskemper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470960205

Category: Medical

Page: 220

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Professional Responsibility in Dentistry: A Practical Guide to Law and Ethics integrates dental law, risk management, professionalism, and ethics, as all are interrelated in everyday practice. Beyond theory, the fact-based approach of this book shows examples of various situations the dentist may face. Dr. Graskemper addresses a range of topics, from legal concepts and regulation of dentistry to professionalism and ethics. He points out specific issues in the practice of dentistry, particularly those that confront new dentists and dentists with new practices. True Cases throughout the book walk readers through real-world examples of complex situations and discuss the proper way to handle them with attention to the legal, ethical, and practice management ramifications. These include patient charting, professional criticisms, child neglect, associateships, patient refunds, and more.

Dental Ethics at Chairside

Professional Obligations and Practical Applications, Third Edition

Author: David T. Ozar,David J. Sokol,Donald E. Patthoff

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 162616553X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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The First Years of Practice -- The Mature, Well-Experienced Dentist -- Thinking about the Case -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Resources for Dental Professional Ethics and Professionalism Education -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- About the Authors

Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene

Author: Phyllis L. Beemsterboer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323352901

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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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. Dental hygiene-focused coverage highlights need-to-know concepts and information. Content organization with separate sections on ethics, law, and the application of both builds a logical and solid foundation for practical application. Real-world relevance helps you confidently manage the realities of clinical practice. Case applications explore the types of ethical and legal dilemmas dental hygienists commonly encounter. Key vocabulary defines terms that may be complex and new. NEW! Updated coverage addresses timely issues such as alternative workforce models, the Affordable Care Act, professionalism, and more. NEW! Expanded art program visually supports key content. NEW! Expanded case studies help you put material into practice with realistic scenarios. NEW! Additional testlets double the amount of board preparation material.

Ethical Questions in Dentistry

Author: James T. Rule,Robert M. Veatch

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867154436

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Updated to reflect the current ethical climate, this book presents clinical practice cases in which arguments can be made for differing courses of action or in which the obligations of the professional are in conflict; the reader is asked to determine the ethically correct response to such conflicts. In this revised edition, detailed background material has been added to many of the cases to foster more well-reasoned ethical decision making. In addition, cases on sexual harassment and advertising have been introduced, and those on financial and HIV issues have been updated. An entirely new chapter on the structure and obligations of the various professions has been added. This book will continue to be of value to members of the dental profession and is now better suited to the needs of ethics courses for dental students.

Dental ethics

Author: Bruce D. Weinstein

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780812114447

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 243

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Foundations of ethics & dental ethics; specific topics & issues; case studies of two situations with ethical aspects.

Ethics and Law for the Dental Team

Author: Mark Brennan,Mark G. Brennan,Richard G. Oliver

Publisher: PasTest Ltd

ISBN: 9781904627418

Category: Dental ethics

Page: 145

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Helps dental professionals to develop their understanding of the ethical principles and professional guidelines essential in the practice of dentistry. This title covers the issues of inter alia consent, confidentiality, negligence, whistle-blowing and responsibilities to patients as well as to other members of the dental team and to society.

Ethics and Professionalism in Healthcare

Transition and Challenges

Author: Sabine Salloch,Verena Sandow,Jan Schildmann,Jochen Vollmann

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131714130X

Category: Law

Page: 206

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Recent social developments, such as demographic change, skill shortages and new medical technologies, have necessitated a transition in the traditional roles of health-care professions. New forms of division of labour and inter-professional health-care education are emerging while at the same time ethical challenges, such as corruption and conflicts of interest, have to be mastered. This book addresses historical, conceptual and empirical aspects of professionalism and inter-professionalism in health care from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. The work is divided into five sections: historical and societal aspects of health care professions; learning and teaching medical professionalism; transformation of health care professions; professional leadership and team decision-making in health care; and ethical challenges to health care professionalism. The final chapter integrates the main ideas and perspectives on health-care professionalism which have been developed throughout the book and highlights how the work in the diverse disciplines is interrelated. The book will be a valuable reference for the many researchers and students with an interest in medical ethics, professionalism and comparative systems of healthcare.

Supererogation

Author: David Heyd

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521239356

Category: Philosophy

Page: 191

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David Heyd's study will stimulate philosophers to recognise the importance of the rather neglected topic of the distinctiveness of supererogation and the difficulty of accounting for it, and to take a fresh critical look at their theories in the light of its singular importance.

Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for Nursing

A Reflective and Portfolio-Building Approach

Author: Herman Wheeler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136504036

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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This comprehensive new textbook covers core ethical and legal content for pre-registration nursing students. It provides readers with a sound understanding of the interrelationships between the NMC's code of conduct, standards and competencies, ethics and relevant sections of the English legal system. The only truly integrated text in the field, it opens with overviews of law and nursing, and ethical theories and nursing. It goes on to explore key areas of contention – such as negligence, confidentiality and consent – from legal and ethical perspectives, mapping the discussion onto the NMC code of conduct. The chapters include objectives, patient-focused case scenarios, key points, activities, questions, areas for reflection, further reading and a summary. Case law and statutes and ethical theories are presented where appropriate. Written by an experienced nurse-lecturer with a law and ethics teaching background, Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for Nursing is essential reading for all pre-registration nursing students, as well as students of other healthcare professions.

Becoming a Nurse

Fundamentals of Professional Practice for Nursing

Author: Derek Sellman,Paul Snelling

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317436296

Category: Medical

Page: 558

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The guidelines and skills required to become a nurse are always changing and it can be difficult to stay up-to-date with the current standards. This book has been specifically designed to address the main skills you need to meet NMC requirements. Becoming a Nurse will demystify what you need to know while preparing you to meet NMC standards and become a confident, practising professional. The book introduces the many subjects outside the biological which are none the less essential for both pre-registration and practising nurses. This new edition has been thoroughly updated throughout, and includes four new chapters on psychosocial concepts for nursing; sociological concepts for nursing; spiritual care; and preceptorship and transition. Like the previous edition the book also covers: Law, ethics and policy Management and leadership Communication, interpersonal skills and interprofessional working Evidence based practice Medicines management Public health and professional development Each chapter is packed full of case studies, discussion question and further readings to encourage critical thinking and reflection. It is an excellent resource to prepare you for your programme or to refresh your knowledge of NMC standards.

Giving Voice to Values as a Professional Physician

An Introduction to Medical Ethics

Author: Ira Bedzow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781138353497

Category: Medical ethics

Page: 130

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Giving Voice to Values as a Professional Physician provides students with the theoretical background and practical applications for acting on their values in situations of ethical conflict. It is the first medical ethics book that utilizes the Giving Voice to Values methodology to instruct students in medical ethics and professionalism. In doing so, it shifts the focus of ethics education from intellectually examining ethical theories and conflicts to emphasizing moral action. Each section of the book explains how moral decision-making and action can be implemented in the healthcare arena. Medical ethics cases are provided throughout in order to assist students in giving voice to their values and developing skills for professional action. The Giving Voice to Values methodology, and the cases in this book, do not focus on the big questions of academic ethics, but rather on the ethics of the everyday, even if the challenges presented are difficult. In other words, the ethical questions students will have to face, in this book and in medical education and practice, are about how to interact with others, whether they be patients or colleagues, who might have different ethical positions. The book provides a unique guide for professional identity formation and the teaching of ethics in medical schools.

Physical Therapy Ethics

Author: Donald L Gabard,Mike W Martin

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803625014

Category: Medical

Page: 188

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The thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded 2nd Edition offers physical therapists the tools they need as they confront the ethical dilemmas and moral controversies that they will encounter in professional practice. At the same time, it stimulates reflection on the moral significance of a therapist’s work, a neglected area of study.

The Economist's Oath

On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

Author: George F. DeMartino

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199813735

Category: Philosophy

Page: 272

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Economics is today among the most influential of all professions. Economists alter the course of economic affairs and deeply affect the lives of current and future generations. Yet, virtually alone among the major professions, economics lacks a body of professional ethics to guide its practitioners. Over the past century the profession consistently has refused to adopt or even explore professional economic ethics. As a consequence, economists are largely unprepared for the ethical challenges they face in their work. The Economist's Oath challenges the economic orthodoxy. It builds the case for professional economic ethics step by step-first by rebutting economists' arguments against and then by building an escalating positive case for professional economic ethics. The book surveys what economists do and demonstrates that their work is ethically fraught. It explores the principles, questions, and debates that inform professional ethics in other fields, and identifies the lessons that economics can take from the best established bodies of professional ethics. George DeMartino demonstrates that in the absence of professional ethics, well-meaning economists have committed basic, preventable ethical errors that have caused severe harm for societies across the globe. The book investigates the reforms in economic education that would be necessary to recognize professional ethical obligations, and concludes with the Economist's Oath, drawing on the book's central insights and highlighting the virtues that are required of the "ethical economist." The Economist's Oath seeks to initiate a serious conversation among economists about the ethical content of their work. It examines the ethical entailments of the immense influence over the lives of others that the economics profession now enjoys, and proposes a framework for the new field of professional economic ethics.

Professional Ethics at the International Bar

Author: Arman Sarvarian

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191668834

Category: Law

Page: 336

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Over the past twenty years, the volume of international litigation and arbitration has increased exponentially. As the number of new international courts and tribunals has proliferated, the diversity and volume of advocates appearing before the international courts has also increased. With this increase, the ethical standards that apply to counsel have become a growing field of interest to practitioners of public international law. Problems threatening the integrity of the international judicial process and concerns about divergent ethical standards amongst counsel have multiplied in the international judicial system, prompting early attempts by senior members of the 'international bar' to articulate common ethical standards. Professional Ethics at the International Bar examines the question of how to articulate common ethical standards for counsel appearing before international courts and tribunals, and the legal powers and practical ability of international courts to prescribe and enforce such standards. It conducts original research into both the theory and practice of the issues arising from this nascent process of professionalization. Using various sources, including interviews with judges, registrars, and senior practitioners, it argues that the professionalization of advocacy through the articulation of common ethical standards is both desirable and feasible in order to protect the integrity and fairness of the international judicial process.

Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

Author: David Carr

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351725106

Category: Education

Page: 232

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Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice?is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure?good conduct;?but?while?such codes may be necessary and useful, they appear?far from sufficient,?since many?recent public scandals in professional life seem to have been attributable to failures of personal moral character. This book argues that there is a pressing need to devote more attention in professional education to the cultivation or development of such moral qualities as integrity, courage, self-control, service and selflessness. Featuring contributions from distinguished leaders in the application of virtue ethics to professional practice,?such as?Sarah Banks, Ann Gallagher, Geoffrey Moore, Justin Oakley and Nancy Sherman, the volume looks beyond traditional professions to explore the ethical dimensions of a broad range of important professional practices. Inspired by a successful international and interdisciplinary conference on the topic, the book examines various ways of promoting moral character and virtue in professional life from the general ethical perspective of contemporary neo-Aristotelian virtue theory. The professional concerns of this work are of global significance and the book?will be?valuable?reading?for all?working in?contemporary?professional?practices.?It?will?be of particular interest to academics, practitioners and postgraduate students in the fields of education, medicine, nursing, social work, business and commerce and military service.

Ethics, Jurisprudence & Practice Management in Dental Hygiene

Author: Vickie J. Kimbrough-Walls,Charla J. Lautar

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131394926

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 222

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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.

Student Workbook to Accompany Dental Hygiene

Applications to Clinical Practice

Author: Tammy Sanderson,Rachel Henry,Maria Perno Goldie

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803657862

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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The Student Workbook is the ideal companion to the textbook, Dental Hygiene and its multi-media online learning platform, DentalCareDecisions.com! This exceptionally student-friendly learning tool reinforces the textbook, concept by concept, chapter by chapter, helping you to bridge the gap between theory and clinical care. And, like the textbook, it’s designed to meet the needs of a variety of learners and learning styles. Put it work for you as you master must-know concepts and techniques and learn to apply them in your labs and clinical.

Professional Ethics in Midwifery Practice

Author: Illysa R. Foster,Jon Lasser

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 144965455X

Category: Medical

Page: 268

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Professional Ethics for Midwives: Conscious Practice is an applied ethics book designed for both students and practicing midwives to build ethical thinking in the context of daily practice. This unique text uses an accessible writing style and includes chapters on diversity and justice, informed consent, multiple relationships, confidentiality and privacy, scope of practice, and others. Realistic case examples throughout the text encourage critical thinking in applied ethics. The authors present a unique model for midwives’ ethical thinking and appendices include widely used codes of ethics in the field.

Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Theory and Practice

Author: Margaret Walsh,Michele Leonardi Darby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455745847

Category: Medical

Page: 1192

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Emphasizing evidence-based research and clinical competencies, Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 4th Edition, provides easy-to-understand coverage of the dental hygienist’s roles and responsibilities in today’s practice. It offers a clear approach to science and theory, a step-by-step guide to core dental hygiene procedures, and realistic scenarios to help you develop skills in decision-making. New chapters and content focus on evidence-based practice, palliative care, professional issues, and the electronic health record. Written by Michele Leonardi Darby, Margaret M. Walsh, and a veritable Who’s Who of expert contributors, Dental Hygiene follows the Human Needs Conceptual Model with a focus on client-centered care that takes the entire person into consideration. UNIQUE! Human Needs Conceptual Model framework follows Maslow’s human needs theory, helping hygienists treat the whole patient — not just specific diseases. Comprehensive coverage addresses the need-to-know issues in dental hygiene — from the rationale behind the need for dental hygiene care through assessment, diagnosis, care planning, implementation, pain and anxiety control, the care of individuals with special needs, and practice management. Step-by-step procedure boxes list the equipment required and the steps involved in performing key procedures. Rationales for the steps are provided in printable PDFs online. Critical Thinking exercises and Scenario boxes encourage application and problem solving, and help prepare students for the case-based portion of the NBDHE. Client Education boxes list teaching points that the dental hygienist may use to educate clients on at-home daily oral health care. High-quality and robust art program includes full-color illustrations and clinical photographs as well as radiographs to show anatomy, complex clinical procedures, and modern equipment. Legal, Ethical, and Safety Issues boxes address issues related to risk prevention and management. Expert authors Michele Darby and Margaret Walsh lead a team of international contributors consisting of leading dental hygiene instructors, researchers, and practitioners. NEW chapters on evidence-based practice, the development of a professional portfolio, and palliative care provide research-based findings and practical application of topics of interest in modern dental hygiene care. NEW content addresses the latest research and best practices in attaining clinical competency, including nutrition and community health guidelines, nonsurgical periodontal therapy, digital imaging, local anesthesia administration, pharmacology, infection control, and the use of the electronic health record (EHR) within dental hygiene practice. NEW photographs and illustrations show new guidelines and equipment, as well as emerging issues and trends. NEW! Companion product includes more than 50 dental hygiene procedures videos in areas such as periodontal instrumentation, local anesthesia administration, dental materials manipulation, common preventive care, and more. Sold separately.