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Ethics, Jurisprudence, and Practice Management in Dental Hygiene / Edition 2
     

Ethics, Jurisprudence, and Practice Management in Dental Hygiene / Edition 2

by Vickie Kimbrough
 

ISBN-10: 0131708228

ISBN-13: 9780131708228

Pub. Date: 01/06/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Ethics, Jurisprudence and Practice Management in Dental Hygiene, 2e is designed to orient dental hygiene students to clinical practice and its many applications in an office setting. Although dentists, dental practices, and dental hygiene can be generalized, each practice will be unique in its daily operations and policies. This book explains how in this new

Overview

Ethics, Jurisprudence and Practice Management in Dental Hygiene, 2e is designed to orient dental hygiene students to clinical practice and its many applications in an office setting. Although dentists, dental practices, and dental hygiene can be generalized, each practice will be unique in its daily operations and policies. This book explains how in this new millennium, the art and science of dental hygiene continues to progress and evolve. More states have entered into independent or alternative practice settings for experienced dental hygienists. Supervision laws have been relaxed that allow for increase access to care and help eliminate disparities among diverse and underserved population groups. Strategies are being developed to increase cultural competencies and multidisciplinary collaboration, as well as, to increase the number of minorities in the oral health workfoce. Dental hygienists are utilizing more of their skills as oral health is becoming an important entity of general health. And, dental hygienists are becoming more responsible for the regulation of the their profession, the profession of dental hygiene.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131708228
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/06/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Introductionxiii
Chapter 1Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Moral Reasoning1
Chapter 2Ethical Principles and Core Values19
Chapter 3Informed Consent33
Chapter 4Decision Making53
Chapter 5Jurisprudence67
Chapter 6Social Issues89
Chapter 7Aspects of Practice Management111
Chapter 8The Business of Dental Hygiene135
Chapter 9Technology and Dental Hygiene153
Chapter 10Seeking the Dental Hygiene Position171
Chapter 11Planning for the Future and Career Longevity197
Appendices
Glossary235
Works Cited239
Other References245
Index257

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