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duty

action or conduct based on moral or legal obligation

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peer review

the process of allowing professional colleagues to critically examine treatment provided in a dental or dental hygiene case and render an opinion on the appropriateness of that treatment

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professionalism

the quality of performing with the skill, knowledge, and abilities of a professional person; the possession of specialized knowledge and skill in a filed of human endeavor

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interprofessional education

occasions when students from two or more health professions learns together during all or part of their professional training with the objective of cultivating collaborative practice to improve the quality of patient care at the individual and population level

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oath

a solemn promise to do something or to follow some guidelines

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competency

having the knowledge, skill, and ability to perform a prescribed set of tasks or duties independently and with confidence

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accreditation

a nongovernmental process for ensuring that a predetermined set of standards has been met; used to assure the public that the graduates of a particular program are prepared to practice

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standards

a quality or specific level of performance

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professional traits

characteristics desirable in a health care professional

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traits

a characteristic

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licensure

a process regulated by a governmental agency in which individuals are authorized to perform certain functions