|Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene, 2nd Edition (Paperback)
By Phyllis L. Beemsterboer, RDH, MS, EdD, Associate Dean for Academic
Affairs, Professor of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oregon Health
Sciences University, Portland, OR
Real-world relevance of concepts helps you apply knowledge to everyday
Contributors are renowned leaders in dental hygiene education.
Learning Outcomes and Key Terms at the beginning of each chapter provide
a detailed list of the concepts to master.
New to this Edition
A new chapter, “Social Responsibility and Justice,” covers timely issues
such as access to care and disparities in oral health care.
More case studies – 25 total – cover a wide range of situations.
The latest information on HIPAA policies is discussed, and the newly
revised ADA and ADHA codes of ethics are printed in their entirety.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Ethics and Professionalism
Chapter 2: Ethical Theory and Philosophy
Chapter 3: Ethical Principles and Values
Chapter 4: Social Responsibility and Justice
Chapter 5: Codes of Ethics
Appendix 5-1: American Dental Hygienists’ Association Code of Ethics for
Chapter 6: Ethical Decision Making in Dental Hygiene and Dentistry
Chapter 7: Society and the State Dental Practice Act
Chapter 8: Dental Hygienist–Patient Relationship
Chapter 9: Dental Hygienist–Dentist-Employer Relationship
Chapter 10: Risk Management
Section III–Simulations and Applications
Case Studies, Testlets, and Activities
Appendix A: American Dental Association Principles of Ethics and Code of
Bibliography and Suggested Readings