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This Course is a Live Webinar and will be live-streamed:

7:00 pm ET, 6:00 pm CT, 5:00 pm MT, 4:00 pm AZ, 4:00 pm PT

Course description:
This course intends to provide clear information and guidance for clinicians, as they navigate the unique ethical decision-making challenges of private practice. This course also reviews the Standards of Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice and relates them to ethical decision-making in dental hygiene.

During this course, attendees will:

1. Discuss the role of the dental hygienist in delivering quality health care;

2. Define ethical care competencies continuum in relation to dental hygiene;

3. Evaluate the Standards of Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice and how they relate to ethics;

4. Investigate how ethics, morals, and values relate to providing patient care.

Wife, mother, farmer, college administrator, educator, inventor, public health advocate, businesswoman, researcher, writer, speaker–yet always a dental hygienist - Dr. Emily Boge has worn many hats over the course of her 22 years in the dental industry. She takes pride in utilizing her inquisitive mind and honest attitude to lead faculty at her college, influence manufacturers to listen to dental professionals in product innovation, and transform students into entry-level professionals, promoting the use of inner accountability, tenacity, and empowerment.


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American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA). (2019). Bylaws & code of ethics. Retrieved from https://www.adha.org/resources-


American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA). (2016). Standards for clinical dental hygiene practice. Retrieved from www.adha.org/resources-docs/2016-Revised-


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State of Nebraska Judicial Branch. (2021). Article 5:  Nebraska rules of professional conduct. Retrieved from: https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/supreme-court-rules/chapter-3-attorneys-and-practice-law/article-5-nebraska-rules-professional

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Course Contact: mpn7x9@gmail.com

Course Categories: Dental Practice Act

Provider Approval: Associated, affiliated, sponsored, approved, accredited, or offered by the (ADHA) American Dental Hygienists' Association,Dental hygiene society meetings

Educational Type: Live

Educational Method: Lecture

Prerequisites : None

Sponsor(s): None

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None

All CE Zoom related support: support.cezoom.com

Date / Time

Tue, Sep 20, 2022: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM CT