CE Hours: 3 Lecture
Vincent P. Dunn, Esq, partner, Hamel, Marcin, Dunn, Reardon and Shea, P.C.
with thirty years of trial experience advocating for healthcare professionals
Raymond K. Martin, DDS, president, Massachusetts Dental Society, expert witness working with more than 20 New England law firms, and maintains a private practice in Mansfield
Financial Disclosure: The speakers have no financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose
This course covers common ethical issues encountered in the dental practice, ethical obligations of practitioners, and the practical application of ethics for owners, directors, associates, hygienists and auxiliaries in the dental setting.
Obligation to Treat
Dismissal of Patients
Informed Consent and Refusal
Patient and Provider Competence and Judgment
Prescribing and Reporting of Controlled Substances
Relationships in the Clinical Setting: Patients, Coworkers, and Family
Confidentiality, Records, and Electronic Communications
Consultations and Referrals
Specialties, Representations & Advertisements
Fees, Billing, and Monetary Issues
Supervision and Delegation of Duties
Professional Demeanor in the Workplace and Beyond
Identify and discuss common ethical concerns of dentists
Recognize the authorities governing ethical obligations in the dental practice
Understand the relationship between ethical, regulatory, and legal requirements
Review business ethics particular to the dental practice.
Discuss emerging issues and challenges presented by advances in technology
Recommended Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office Staff
Class is subject to cancellation if enrollment is not met. Call 800.342.8747 ext. 250 for information on cancellations due to inclement weather. Free cancellation up to 10 days prior to course date
Delaney House3 Country Club RoadHolyoke, Massachusetts 01040
Massachusetts Dental Society
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