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Chapter 04: Social Responsibility
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When was the first Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health published?
The use of "oral health" and not "dental health" was a deliberate choice of words in the firstSurgeon General's Report on Oral Health because oral health is equivalent to healthy teeth.
The statement is correct, but the reason is NOT.
Disparities and inequalities in oral health care affect the most vulnerable populations. These groups cannot access care for financial reasons, but lack of access also can be caused by fear and complex psychosocial or cultural assumptions.
Both statements are true.
It is expected that racial and ethnic minority groups will constitute the emerging majority of the U.S. population by
More than how many people in the United States are estimated to be underinsured or have no health insurance?
How does dental hygiene fit with the goals of health promotion that have been established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services?
Dental hygienists are focused on prevention.
Dental hygienists are well-respected professionals.
Dental hygienists are licensed by their respective State Board of Dentistry.
Dental hygienists can collaborate with fellow health care professionals.
a. Dental hygienists are focused on prevention.
The concept of service and the aspirations for professionalism in dental hygiene are established in which of the following documents?
Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings—Centers for Disease Control
The American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA) Code of Ethics
The American Dental Association (ADA) Code of Ethics
The State Board of Dentistry for the respective state
b. The American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA) Code of Ethics
Listed under the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA) Standards of Professional Responsibility, Community, and Society are several points that include all of the following EXCEPT one. Which one is the EXCEPTION?
Increasing access to care
Promoting public health
Recognizing an obligation to provide pro bono service
How the dental hygienist uses his or her skills and knowledge to advance the public good is part of the obligation laid out in which of the following?
Code of Ethics
Prima facie duties
a. Code of Ethics
Which of the following is an ethical principle that focuses on the individual rather than society?
Defining basic dental care is a daunting task that challenges communities and the federal government. The goal of improving the health of the population is a societal greater good benefiting society at large.
Both statements are true.
Two Institute of Medicine reports in the early 2000s advocated increased professionalism and which of the following as a part of improving quality and bridging gaps in health care?
More federal funding
Development of a nationalized dental delivery system
Increased delivery of sealants
c. Social justice
In 2003, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) published a report that advocated which of the following?
Preparing future dental professionals to commit to delivering oral health care to all populations
Establishing student loan forgiveness programs
Recommending that restorable teeth receive periodontal treatment rather than extraction
Redistribution of recent graduates to underserved areas
a. Preparing future dental professionals to commit to delivering oral health care to all populations
According to the text, a dentist's decision to participate or not in a safety net program such as Medicaid can be viewed as fulfillment of which of the following?
Establishing adequate reimbursement levels
The social contract
Providing a broad range of services
Ensuring a good practitioner to patient ratio
b. The social contract
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