Ethical codes lay out the goals and aspirations of a group and address areas of _______________.
A. ideas and obligations
B. integrity, dedication and principles of behavior
C. scope of practice and rules
D. normative principles, rules and harm avoidance
A virtue is defined as a _______________.
A. character trait
C. type of modeling
D. type of beneficence
Educational institutions seek to prepare students for working in the health care professions by _______________?
A. being good patients
B. teaching about the codes of the professions
C. careful selection of textbooks
D. teaching and learning with others
A bad clinical outcome from medical or dental treatment does not always indicate unethical conduct. This statement is _______________.
A code of ethics is a promise to society to _______________.
A. uphold the legal statutes of the federal government
B. uphold the standards and values of the profession
C. guide all clinical and professional care
D. guide the selection of future professionals
Judicial notice is a term that means a court of law _______________.
A. can apply as doctrine of evidence the existence of a particular fact
B. cannot apply any evidence not based in fact
C. can use any facts that are found in a patient record
D. cannot apply as a legal or ethical mandate
Problems in the 15 th century with physicians who revealed the secrets of patients is known today as _______________.
Problems in the 15 th century with physicians who treated patients while drunk is known today as _______________.
The first dental code has been in place since _______________.
The primary goal of the dental code of ethics as stated in the preamble is to _______________.
A. always maintain justice
B. keep the legal mandates
C. keep the patient as primary
D. always consider beneficence first
The first dental hygiene code was created in _______________.
The principles and values utilized in the dental hygiene code of ethics are _______________.
A. autonomy, beneficence, justice, nonmaleficence and veracity
B. individual autonomy, beneficence, justice, nonmaleficence, veracity, confidentiality and societal trust
C. beneficence, paternalism, principlism, distributive justice and professional authority
D. beneficence, justice, caring, veracity, principlism, autonomy and nonmaleficence
The term complementarity can be defined as _______________.
B. cultural competence
What percentage of patients in a 2015 survey by the American Dental Association stated that they were likely to choose an ADA member dentist knowing that those dentists follow an ethical code?
The main goal of ethics education in dental education programs "is to _________________."
A. memorize the code of ethics
B. learn about the Hippocratic traditions
C. learn ethical decision-making
D. apply ethical virtues