Good to keep up with dental Ethics
Interesting course well presented.
Great update on dental ethics
Well explained topics.
this was good in understanding who you can talk to and what patients rights are in regards to treatment.
lots of information
Reliant on others to meet their professional needs and those of the patient. Increasingly complex, dentist can not be expert in all fields and rely on specialist dentists and skilled coworkers such as hygienists, technicians, pharmacists and speech therapists.They need to know how to refer and delegate – conflicting ethical responsibilities, other professions and patients may not agree with what the dentist recommends. Giving rise to disputes as no one is in “charge” and everyone is responsible Means of maximising income are not always ethical e.g. fee-splitting for referrals. To prevent unnecessary referrals. Advertising, should build reputation on their professional ability and integrity and not “sell” health services. Lures patients from other dentists convinces them to undergo cosmetic procedures they do not need. Reflecting poorly on dental profession and does not enhance the prestige and reputation of the professionHigh standards of behaviour and disciplinary procedures Dentists have an ethical responsibility to report those below standardCould be attacked for unworthy personal motives such as jealousy or in retaliation for a perceived insult Reporting can be detrimental causing hostility from the accused and possibly other colleagues. Responsible for maintaining the good reputation of the profession, often the only ones who recognise misconduct. Should be a last resort. Approach the colleague and tell them you find it unsafe or unethical if not inform disciplinary authority Communication skills – justify and explain recommendations, persuasion skills, conflict resolution and management skills
well worded and to the point
very good subject
Great to know a little more about Dental Ethics
useful information that can be used
Interesting and thought provoking module.
Very useful in every day practise.
The course gave valuable insight into the relationships dentists form with other professional colleagues. Highly beneficial
A difficult subject to bring to the fore with colleagues but necessary to improve professionalism.
highlights professional dilemas
good course modul