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accreditation

regulation or control over educational organizations by external organization

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Licensure

credentialing by an agency of govt to engage in a profession

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what does licensure do for the RDH

protects the professional

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Certification

nongovt agency grants recognition to individuals who have met qualifications set by govt agency

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what is self regulation

high standard of practice held by healthcare providers by virture of their education and special skills

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are hygienists self regulated

no controlled by dental profession

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Reciprocity

us of DH licence by one state used in another state with equal or higher standards for edu

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Endorsement

support for licensure by documentation of recent employment as RDH

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What are the 2 types of statutory law

criminal
civil

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what is criminal law

breaks law against govt

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what is civil law

breaks law against another person

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what is an implied contract

assume no detailed discussion

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what is an expressed contract

verbally stated or written

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what is intentional tort

happened on purpose

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what is unintentional tort

negligence, you didn't intend to harm but did

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what is acts of omission

not doing something that should have been done

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what is acts of commission

knowingly doing something incorrectly

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what is the purpose of the practice act

reg or control of practice of dentistry and dental hygiene

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general supervision

dentist is not at facility but available by phone

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indirect supervision

physically present in facitily

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direct suprvision

is presens in facility and approves work after completion

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how much CE

30 hours every 2 years

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how long should records be kept

max of 4 years after the 2 year period to which they pertain

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when most DOPL receive the renewal

30 days before expiration date

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what is preceptorship

on the job training, no instruction

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what is independent practice

in cali and Colorado, unsupervised practice, no auth of hygiene tx by dds

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what is risk management

designed to protect financial resources of office resulting in losses from legal activity

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what is the value of an active risk management program

-reduces legal vulnerability
improved pt/clinician relationship and pt care
quality assurance
valuable marketing

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how should a risk management program be implemented

-id areas of vulnerability
institute corrective and preventive measures
monitor success
liability insurance

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areas of vulnerability for risk managment

hh updates, informed consent, failure to diagnose and refer, sterilization, cancer screenings, cpr, emergency kit