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A Humanistic Approach to Team Member Motivation

COURSE NUMBER: 525

David G. Dunning, MA, PhD; Steven Schwartz, DDS

Credit Hours:

2 Hour(s)

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This course will give you better understanding of the importnace of Abraham Maslow's "Hierachy of Needs Theory" and how it establish the groundwork for understanding motivational behavior in individuals and how it can be applied personally ...

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Overview

This course will give you better understanding of the importnace of Abraham Maslow's "Hierachy of Needs Theory" and how it establish the groundwork for understanding motivational behavior in individuals and how it can be applied personally and in the work place. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs adapts well to the dental practice. By arranging these needs in a pyramid, they can be used to motivate team members. Its institution by the employer contributes to more harmonious and productive team members and plays a vital role in providing great customer service to patients.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Office Managers

  • Date Course Online:

    Mar 1, 2018

  • Last Revision Date:

    May 7, 2020

  • Course Expiration Date:

    May 6, 2023

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    550

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, by satisfying Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs Theory,” the dental professional will be able to:


  • Offer adequate pay allowing staff to afford food and housing.
  • Provide job security and childcare.
  • Create an environment that nurtures acceptance and belonging among staff.
  • Acknowledge and thank staff for performing well.
  • Train staff to enable them to be the best they can be.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Schwartz was a member of the dentalcare.com Advisory Board.
  • Dr. Dunning is the lead editor of one of the books referenced in the course.

David G. Dunning

MA, PhD

Dr. Dunning serves as Professor of Practice Management at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Biology. He has taught and conducted research for 30 years in the areas of patient-provider communi...

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Steven Schwartz

Steven Schwartz

DDS

Submission Information

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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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AADH Approved Program Provider

Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.