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15 terms

Mod 110n Wk 1

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General supervision
delegated functions according to the instructions of the dentist who is not necessarily physically present
Malpractice
professional negligence
HIPAA
health insurance portability and accountability act that specifies federal regulations that ensure privacy regarding a patients healthcare information
Informed consent
permission granted by a patient after he or she is formed about the details of a procedure
Ethics
moral standards of conduct
direct supervision
supervision in which the dentist must be physical presents when the DA performs delegated functions
tort law
involving an act that brings harm to a person or damages to property
respondent superior
legal doctrine that holds an employer liable for acts of the employee
reciprocity
system that allows individuals in one state to obtain a license in another state without retesting
code of ethics
voluntary standard with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting tissues
dental hygienist
a licensed oral healthcare professional who provides preventive, therapeutic and educational services
Implied consent
consent in which the patient after he or she is informed about the details of a procedure
Certified dental assistant
Natrionally recognized credential of the dental assistant who has passed the DANB certification examination
Periodontics
specialty involved with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting tissues
Prosthodontics
specialty that provides restorations and replacement of natural teeth