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Ch 4 dental ethics

dental ethics

autonomy self-determination
beneficience of benefit to the patient
code of ethics voluntary standards of behavior established by a profession
confidentiality never revealing any personal information about the patient
ethics moral standards of conduct; rules or principles that govern proper conduct
HIPPA the health insuracne portability and accountability act of 1996; specifies federal regulations that ensure privacy regarding a patient's healthcare information
Justice fair treatment of the patient
Laws minimum standards of behavior established by statutes for a population or profession
nonmaleficience of no harm to the patient
veracity truthfulness; not lying to the patient
refers to moral conduct ( right or wrong behavior, good and evil ) ethics
as a general rule, ethical standards are always of : a higher order than minimal legal standards established by law
A behavior can be ______ and still be _____, but it cannot be ____ and still be ________. unethical, legal, illegal , ethical
ethics refers to what you should do not: what you must do
What are voluntary standards that are set by members of the profession written code of ethics
Created by: cynthia.fryer