5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Dental Hygienists
- Societal Trust
- a is unpermitted or unauthorized touching or contact; when a dentist exceeds a patient's consent
- b 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.
- c value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior
- d occurs when a beliveable threat to harm with no bodily contact is expressed
- e to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- Essential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.
- equitable distribution of healthcare resources. We believe all people should have access to high-quality, affordable oral health care.
- is the failure to perform a duty that the law imposes on one person for the benefit of another, is the predominant cause of action in medical malpractice cases
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Beneficence → to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
Veracity → twisted conduct; occurs when a legal duty other than a contract that is owed to a plaintiff is violated; two types are intentional and unintentional
Doctrine of informed consent → Says that before a physician or dentist, or his or her agent, may administer any treatment, the patient must be adequately informed about the proposed therapy and its effects and must freely consent to being treated
Ethics → are the general standards of right and wrong that guide behavior within society. As generally accepted actions, they can be judged by determining the extent to which they promote good and minimize harm. This compels us to engage in health promotion and disease prevention activities.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) → Says that before a physician or dentist, or his or her agent, may administer any treatment, the patient must be adequately informed about the proposed therapy and its effects and must freely consent to being treated