Ethics Around the Table: A Model for Discussion

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Date

Friday, August 10, 2012

Presenters

Phyllis L. Beemsterboer, MS, Ed.D, FACD

Lawrence P. Garetto, PhD, FACD

Bruce Peltier, PhD

Alvin B. Rosenblum, DDS

Pamela Zarkowski, JD, MPH


Course Overview

This course will assist you in refreshing your knowledge about dental ethics and introduce you to techniques to facilitate a small group discussion. The course is targeted to dental and dental hygiene practitioners and educators. The first half of the course will review the state of dental ethics and the fundamental elements of dental ethics including normative principles, core values and codes of ethics that are the foundation in the discipline of dental ethics. The second half of the course will provide an opportunity to work in small groups discussing hypothetical dental and medical cases.

Have you ever been faced with an ethical issue in your office or classroom and did not know how to broach it with your colleagues or students? This course will enhance your knowledge in dental ethics and introduce you to techniques to facilitate a small group discussion. The course is targeted to dentists, dental hygienists as well as dental educators.

The first half of this course will review the fundamental elements of dental ethics including normative principles, core values and philosophical perspectives that are the foundation in the discipline of dental ethics.The second half of the course will provide an opportunity to work in small groups discussing hypothetical dental and medical cases.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the course participant will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental elements of dental ethics in the education of dental healthcare professionals.
  • Describe the normative principles, core values and philosophical perspectives underpinning the discipline of dental ethics.
  • Compare the codes of ethics used in dental health care today.
  • Study and apply small-group dynamics and facilitation.
  • Effectively apply the use of clinical scenarios in ethics education.
  • Identify available resources for the continued study of dental ethics.

Location

The Inn at St. John's, Plymouth, MI
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Tuition

Includes continental breakfast and lunch.
Dentists - $230; Allied - $125
UDM Alumni: Dentists - $207; Allied - $112.50

If you choose to pay for a continuing education course by check, please note that the check must be received by UDM within ten (10) days of registration. If the check is not received within ten (10) days of registration, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the course and will remove you from the course roster and you will forfeit your held seat. If you register less than ten (10) days prior to the start of a course, payment will be accepted up to the course start time. If additional time is required, please contact 313-494-6626 prior to registering to make a payment arrangement.

Times

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM; Registration table opens half an hour before the course begins.

CDE Credits

6 hours (Lecture)

Registration Policy

For your convenience you may register up until 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to the start of the course with no additional charge. An additional non-refundable fee of $20 dollars per person, per course will be assessed to any registrations received after 3:00 p.m. the day prior to a course or to any same day or walk in registrations.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Unless otherwise posted, a full refund less $25 will be granted if notification of cancellation is received by the Institute for Advanced Continuing Dental Education office two weeks (14 or more days) prior to the start of the course. If a cancellation is received less than two weeks (13 or less days) prior to the start of a lecture only course, a full refund less $100 will be granted.Refunds cannot be given for same any day cancellations or no-shows.

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