Providing Ethical, Culturally Competent Care
CE Sponsored by Philips
Oral health professionals are charged with encouraging open communication with patients, and understanding their perception of health and disease, as influenced by traditional beliefs.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain key tenets of ethical and culturally sensitive patient care.
- Describe the factors that shape health beliefs, and patients’ perceptions of oral disease and treatment.
- Provide culturally competent therapy in clinical settings.
This course was published in the November 2017 issue and expires November 2020. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.