A Call for Ethics Committees

argues that dental organizations need ethics committees to address growing concerns among the public regarding ethical conduct; 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:

  • Describe the social forces and history of the ethics committee in hospitals and clinics
  • List and illustrate common functions of ethics committees
  • Identify advantages provided by ethics committees

Please Review the Following Article:

A Call for Ethics Committees

Reference

Barry Schwartz, A Call for Ethics Committees in Dental Organizations and in Dental Education, Journal of the American College of Dentists, 2004, 71(2), 35-39.

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