Ethical Decision Making in Dental Hygiene
Clinicians face ethical dilemmas throughout their careers, but a strong educational foundation in ethics and ethical decision-making provides a helpful guide.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Differentiate between ethics and clinical ethical dilemmas.
- List and define the American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s core values.
- Discuss the evolution of ethics education.
- Identify the six steps in applying an ethical decision-making model.
This course was published in the May 2017 issue and expires May 2020. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.