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Ethics deals with:
Issues that are subject to personal interpretation
A behavior be unethical and still be legal, but it be illegal and still be ethical.
The basic principle of ethics for healthcare providers are:
Autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice, confidentiality and veracity
The right to privacy, freedom of choice, and acceptance for responsibility for one's activities are examples of what principle?
Promotion of well being
Beneficence in dental practice is defined as:
Acting or principles that govern proper conduct
The Law THAT deals with patient confidentiality
The ADAA Code of Ethics is/was
a set of voluntary standards set by member's of the dental profession
HIPPA stands for:
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
The Principle of veracity involves:
TELLING THE TRUTH
An ethical dilemma occurs:
When one or more ethical principles are in conflict
Statutory Law was created to protect the health, welfare, and safety of citizens. The types include:
CIVIL Law and Criminal Law
A Felony is a crime punishable by one year or longer of imprisonment.
An infraction is a criminal offense which usually only results in a fine.
Malpractice is a form of criminal offense.
A binding agreement between two or more people is an example of:
An expressed contract is either written or verbal agreement.
A contract that is estblished by actions, not by words is a/an
A tort is a civil wrong.
Not doing something that should be done is an act of
Doing something that should not have been done is an act of:
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