Applying Ethical and Legal Standards in the Era of COVID

6/10/2022 • 3 CEUs
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Applying Ethical and Legal Standards During the Era of COVID Learning how to apply ethical and legal standards to your practice daily activities during this global crisis can keep you, your team, patients, and community safe. Apply the five guiding principles of ethics - autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice, and veracity - and how they apply in typical practice scenarios, and review the latest guidance from the ADA, BODEX and the Federal government.  
  1. What do we owe to our community, our patients out team, our colleagues and ourselves?
  2. Review the latest guidance on vaccinations issued by the ADA Council on Ethics.
  3. The dentist's ethical obligation to inform and educate patients on staying and keeping healthy during COVID.
  4. Building a culture of safety and infection control in your dental practice.  BODEX's role in infection control.
  5. The role of dentists in administering vaccinations
Meets BODEX requirements for ethics and Arizona jurisprudence.

Allison B. House, DMD & Kevin Earle, MBA, MPH:

Dr. Allison House, DMD
Dr. House graduated from the University of Alabama – Birmingham.  She began a long leadership run with AzDA beginning as Chair of the New Dentists program through the Council on Membership. Dr. House moved up to AzDA Treasurer and then became one of AzDA's youngest, and most accomplished, Presidents. She is currently a speaker for the “ADA Success” program and serves on the ADA Council on Dental Practice. Dr. House is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.
Kevin B. Earle, MBA, MPH
Kevin Earle has had a long career regulating health care professionals and advocating for the dental profession.  He is the former Executive Director of the New Jersey Board of Dentistry, the Arizona Board of Dental Examiners, and was a part of the leadership of the Arizona Dental Association as its Executive Director for eleven years from 2008-2019. He is an Honorary Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He holds a BA in Public Affairs from the George Washington University, an MBA from Rutgers University, and an MPH from Columbia University.


8:30-9:00am - Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00-Noon - Lecture

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