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Autonomy

A person's freedom to think, judge, and act independently without undue influence

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Nonmaleficence

Do no harm. If an action can cause harm it cannot be considered moral

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Beneficence

Actions are ethical as long as they will benefit a person or community

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Justice

Treating people fairly and giving people what they deserve and are entitled to receive

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Veracity

Telling the truth

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What are the basic principles of ethics

Autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, Justice, veracity, confidentiality,compassion, competence, integrity, professionalism

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Ethical dilemma

When one or more ethical principles are in conflict

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ADAA

American dental assistants association

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ADA

American dental Association

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CDA

California dental Association

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Conflict of interest

Dentist cannot use info from being an expert witness for their personal gain

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Informed consent

Nature of proposed treatment, including cost and expected healing/prognosis

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Dental practice act (DPA)

A publication of laws by the government to protect the public from incompetent dental healthcare providers

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Dental board of California (DBC)

Adopts rules and regulations that the fine, interpret and implement the contents of the DPA

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Who appoints the Board of dentistry

The governor

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Standard of care

Level of knowledge, skill, and care comparable with that of other dentist who are treating similar patients under similar conditions

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OAP

Orthodontic assistant permit

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DSAP

Dental sedation assistant permit

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DDS

Doctor of dental surgery

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Licensure

One method of supervising individuals who practice in a particular state

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Reciprocity

Agreement between two or more states to allow practice without additional licensure requirements

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Respondeat superior

Let the master answer. The employer is responsible for any harm caused by the employee

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What does an unlicensed dental assistant have to do

Board approved two hour DPA course, eight hour course in infection control, course in CPR

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Direct supervision

Dentist must be physically present in office

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General supervision

Dentist delegates procedures but doesn't have to be right there

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HIPPA

Health insurance portability and accountability act privacy protection of health information

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Malpractice

Professional negligence or failure to provide due care must have four D's duty, derelict, direct cause, damages

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Duty of care/Standard of care

Legal concept of general boundaries. Being licensed, using reasonable skill, using standard drugs

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Abandonment

Discontinuation of care after treatment has begun but before it has completed

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Omission

Failure to perform an act that a "reasonable and prudent professional "would perform

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Commission

Performance of an act that a "reasonable and prudent professional" would not perform

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Risk management

The procedures and practices that are used to avoid lawsuits. Excellent communication with patients, accurate and complete records, receiving informed consent, maintain highest standards of clinical excellence

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Informed consent

Patient has right to know all important facts about treatment. Nature of treatment, benefit of treatment, risks, alternatives

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Informed consent for minors

Separated parents have in Childs record letters from both providing consent

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Documenting informed consent

Patient recordshould show patient received info about risks benefits and alternatives and consented or refused written documents recommended for extensive procedures

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Content of informed consent

Nature of treatment, benefits, risks, other information necessary for particular case. Signed by patient and Dentist and witness patient given a copy

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Contributory negligence

Records include broken appointments. Patients action negatively affect treatment outcome

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It's financial information kept in a patient chart

No

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Charting entries in clinical records

Keep separate chart for each patient, business/financial info not with clinical record, make chart during examination,write neatly, never change

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Two types of statutory law

Criminal and civil

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Express contract

Written word or verbal agreement

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Implied contract

Patient walks in and wants to be seen

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Res Ipsa loquitur

The act speaks for itself

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Res gestae

Things done. Statements made spontaneously by anyone at time of alleged neglect act are admissible as evidence in court

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Sources of ethics

Basic instinct, parents, teachers, religion, observation of others behavior

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What are the six basic principles of ethics

Autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, Justice, veracity, confidentiality

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How many CEU can be earned in one hour

One

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How many CEU must be completed by RDA and how often to renew

25 hours and every two years

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How many CEUs can be completed via homestudy, online, mailing course to renew RDA license

50%

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How long must you keep your CEU records

Seven years

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How many CEUs must RDA complete in DPA and IC

2 and 2