Courses

Ethical Advertising in Dentistry

Lesson in Issues

Ethical Advertising in Dentistry presents ethical concepts that should be followed when dentists are pursuing practice promotion through advertising; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of Dentists. (1 credit hour) Learning Obj …

Errors in Dentistry: A Call for Apology

Lesson in Ethics Skills

Errors in Dentistry: A Call for Apology argues that apologies are very important in maintaining relationships with patients that are based on trust and mutual respect; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of Dentists. (1 credit …

Enhancing Professionalism Using Ethics Education

Lesson in Ethics Skills

Enhancing Professionalism Using Ethics Education a process and procedures for interacting with indivudals who have violated the rules of professional conduct; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of Dentists. (1 credit hour) Lea …

Dentistry and Society

Lesson in Professionalism

Dentistry and Society Dentistry is undergoing a subtle shift away from being a profession to becoming a business; the two cultures of professionalism and business are contrasted. (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives After completing the course, partic …

Dental Ethics Survey

Intended for dental students, the Dental Ethics Survey is primarily designed to attune aspiring dental professionals to ethics and professionalism in dentistry. The Dental Ethics Survey is a series of open-ended prompts to which there are not necessa …

Conflicts of Interest

Lesson in Issues

Conflicts of Interest a set of five questions is presented to help sort through conflicts of interest, which are unavoidable in dentistry; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of Dentists. (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives Aft …

Business and Organizational Ethics

Lesson in The Basics

Business and Organizational Ethics introduces fundamentals of business and organizational ethics including definitions, management foci, management styles, sustainable ethics, balance, and need. (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives After completing th …

An Expanded Role for Care Ethics

Lesson in Ethics Skills

An Expanded Role for Care Ethics discusses care ethics as an alternative to the better known approaches based on normative principles or virtue; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of Dentists. (1 credit hour) Learning Objectiv …

An Ethics Education Program for Practicing Dentists

Lesson in Ethics Skills

An Ethics Education Program for Practicing Dentists encompassing “Can Ethics Be Taught?” and “A Framework for Discussing Ethics.” (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives After completing the course, participants will understand: The evidence that ethics …

A Psychologist’s View of Dental Ethics

Lesson in Issues

A Psychologist’s View of Dental Ethics a psychologist discusses dental ethics from his perspective; several short cases are presented showing how ethical communication can be difficult; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of De …