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  1. Dental Hygienists
  2. Statutes
  3. Beneficence
  4. Malpractice
  5. Battery
  1. a is unpermitted or unauthorized touching or contact; when a dentist exceeds a patient's consent
  2. b written by a legislative branch of government
  3. c term of common usage referring to certain types of misconduct or improper performances of professional duties by a dentist or other healthcare provider, for which he or she becomes legally liable to compensate a patient who is the victim of these wrongful acts
  4. d Must accurately record in the dental treatment record and prevent any attempt to alter an entry. If an error is made during the entering of information into the record, then it should be acknowledged as an entry and the correct information entered.
  5. e promoting the well being of individuals and the public by engaging in health promotion and disease prevention activities.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Essential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.
  2. occurs when a beliveable threat to harm with no bodily contact is expressed
  3. Practice without a license, performance of procedures beyond the role of practice, substance abuse or dependency, practice while under the influence, performance of duties outside required supervision.
  4. Patients may be charged a reasonable fee for copying their records but cannot legally be denied access to records because they have outstanding balances for treatments recieved.
  5. a principle that demands that a healthcare professional hold in strict privacy all information gained regarding a patient in the course of treatment.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Societal Trustvalue client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior


  2. Individual autonomythe right to be treated with respect, informed consent prior to treatment, and they have the right to full disclosure of all relevant information so that they can make informed choices about their care


  3. Nonmaleficencepromoting the well being of individuals and the public by engaging in health promotion and disease prevention activities.


  4. Justice and Fairnessequitable distribution of healthcare resources. We believe all people should have access to high-quality, affordable oral health care.


  5. Torttwisted conduct; occurs when a legal duty other than a contract that is owed to a plaintiff is violated; two types are intentional and unintentional


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