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, social, and financial situations; based on an article in the Journal of the American College of Dentists.(1 credit hour)
After completing the course, participants will be able to:
- Define dual relationship in dentistry and give examples
- Identify the fundamental risks inherent in professionals engaging in dual relationships
- Evaluate the American Dental Association’s position on dual relationships
Please Review the Following Article:
Evelyn Donate-Bartfield and Daniel D’Angelo, Journal of the American College of Dentists, 2000, 67(2), 42-46.