Courses

Fundamentals of Health Care Ethics

Lesson in The Basics

Fundamentals of Health Care Ethics introduces fundamental healthcare ethics, primarily bioethics, including ethical reasoning frameworks of autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, justice, equity, resource allocation, and negligence. (1 credit hour) L …

Faux Ethics and the Ethical Community

Lesson in Professionalism

Faux Ethics and the Ethical Community a new ethics based on performance language and the participation of all affected by the consequences of actions is necessary; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of Dentists. (1 credit hour …

Ethics Fundamentals

Lesson in The Basics

Ethics Fundamentals Presents an introduction to ethics fundamentals, including benefits, and introduces general ideals such as respect for autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice, and veracity, as guides. (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives Af …

Ethical Obligations and the Dental Office Team

Lesson in Professionalism

Ethical Obligations and the Dental Office Team explores a hypothetical case of alleged sexual misconduct in a practice by three experts, including the prevailing legal, ethical, and professional standards regarding harassment in the dental office; ba …

Ethical Dilemmas in Dentistry, Third Series

This course encompasses “The Patient’s Fraudulent Request,” “Skip the Gum Work and Start the Bridges,” “Conflict, Collusion or Collaboration: Who Benefits from a Referral?” (1 credit hour).

Ethical Dilemmas in Dentistry, Second Series

Ethical Dilemmas in Dentistry, Second Series encompassing “I Want the Whitest Teeth”; “I Don’t Want to Lose My Tooth”; “Will You Stand Behind Your Work?” (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives After completing the course, participants will be able to: U …

Ethical Dilemmas in Dentistry, Fourth Series

Ethical Dilemmas in Dentistry, Fourth Series encompassing “Preventing Further Harm”; “The Painful Diagnostic Dilemma”; “Carole’s Unexpected Pulpitis.” (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives After completing the course, participants will be able to: Unde …

Ethical Dilemmas in Dentistry, First Series

Ethical Dilemmas in Dentistry, First Series encompassing “Dr. Boley’s Dilemma”; “Let’s Pull It, Mom”; “Confidentiality of a Pregnant Adolescent.” (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives After completing the course, participants will be able to: Understan …

Ethical Complexities of Dual Relationships

Lesson in Issues

Ethical Complexities of Dual Relationships discusses dual relationships in dentistry, which can potentially conflict because each relationship involves expectations for behavior and these expectations may be inconsistent; examples include romantic, s …

Ethical and Legal Considerations in Research Fraud

Lesson in Issues

Ethical and Legal Considerations in Research Fraud addresses the ethical considerations in research using a case study; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of Dentists. (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives  After completing the …