DENH 280 Legal and Ethical Issues

This course provides a profile of the dental hygienist within a legal and ethical framework. Examines state practice acts. Students will explore the responsibilities involved in hygienist/patient and employer relationships. The student will investigate the legal ramifications of a variety of practice settings. Case studies will be used for clarification models to encourage ethical and professional development

Credits

2 Credits

DENH 280Legal and Ethical Issues

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Credit Hours Narrative

2 Credits

III. Catalog Course Description

This course provides a profile of the dental hygienist within a legal and ethical framework. Examines state practice acts. Students will explore the responsibilities involved in hygienist/patient and employer relationships. The student will investigate the legal ramifications of a variety of practice settings. Case studies will be used for clarification models to encourage ethical and professional development

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies