Course Category: Professionalism

  • The Professions

    1 Lessonin

    The Professions The continued viability of professions such as dentistry depends on protecting against threats to the five essential characteristics that define professionalism; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of Dentists. (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives After completing the course, participants will be able to: Contrast and evaluate the characteristics […]

  • How Dentistry Should Approach its Problems

    1 Lessonin

    How Dentistry Should Approach its Problems argues that reflective ethics by itself appears unable to exact change; for change to occur, dentistry also needs a broad-based display of enlightened, and ethically-driven but action-oriented professionalism. (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives After completing the course, participants will be able to: Distinguish between professionalism and ethics Describe the […]

  • Dentistry and Society

    1 Lessonin

    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, participants will be able to: Identify the distinguishing characteristics of a profession, including the limits and responsibilities of professional relationships […]

  • Ethical Obligations and the Dental Office Team

    1 Lessonin

    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; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of Dentists. (1 credit hour) Learning Objectives: After completing […]

  • Faux Ethics and the Ethical Community

    1 Lessonin

    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) Learning Objectives: After completing the course, participants will be able to: Explain the affinity […]