Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card) (Hardcover)

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Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card) (Hardcover)

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Learn professional, practical ways to handle ethical and legal issues in dental practice Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene, 4th Edition provides a solid foundation in ethical theory and laws relating to oral healthcare professionals, including ethical conduct and social responsibility. An ethical decision-making model helps you unpack and analyze ethical dilemmas, and case scenarios challenge you to apply concepts to the real world. Written by a team of experts led by educator Kristin Minihan-Anderson, this book helps Dental Hygiene students prepare for the NBDHE exam and also serves as an valuable reference for practitioners looking to continue their professional growth.

Dental hygiene-focused coverage highlights need-to-know concepts and information on ethics and law. Logical organization of content includes separate sections on ethics, law, and simulations and applications of both, building a solid foundation for practical application. Concepts with real-world relevance make it easier to apply your knowledge to everyday situations. Six-step decision-making model provides a framework with which to tackle ethical situations. Chapters on legal concepts include information on risk management and state dental practice legislation. Key terms are defined in each chapter and in the glossary. Key vocabulary helps you understand complex content.
  • NEW Updated illustrations visually support key content.
  • NEW Updated case studies include realistic scenarios, helping students explore a wide range of situations and practice making sound ethical and legal decisions.
  • NEW Updated testlets use short clinical scenarios to help students develop skills in critical thinking and problem solving, and prepare for the case-based component of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE).
Product Details ISBN: 9780323764995
ISBN-10: 0323764991
Publisher: Saunders
Publication Date: May 5th, 2023
Pages: 232
Language: English