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Legal Aspects to be Aware of in the Practice of Dentistry - 2 CEUs - On Demand Webinar
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Legal Aspects to be Aware of in the Practice of Dentistry - 2 CEUs - On Demand Webinar

Our legal system impacts every aspect of human activity, and dentistry in this regard is not exempt.  Ethical standards of the dental profession are seeing a steady decline, altruistic concepts being overridden by a profitability/sustainability driven system influenced by the pandemic.  A deficient understanding regarding the medic-legal aspects can undermine the effective implementation and delivery of efficient services.

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Original date: 3/13/21
Review date:  3/20/21
Expiry date: 3/13/24

  • $39.00
    • Course Number
  • CEUs
  • Date
    On Demand
  • Day
    On Demand
  • Location
    On Line
  • Region
  • Target Audience
    All Dental Team Members
  • Course Materials

 Course Objectives:  Participants will:
 1. acquire a fundamental understanding of ethical standards.

 2. recognize legal consents and their types.
 3. understand negligence and determinants of negligence.
 4. appreciate the liabilities of dental practitioners in dental practice

Disclaimer: As per ADA guidelines, participants must use caution when using limited knowledge in treating patients. It is always recommended to do further research.

Tyrone Fernando Rodriguez, Sc.B., D.D.S.received a BS degree in Neuroscience from Brown University.  His further study includes an MA in Teaching from Rice University; DDS from University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, and postgraduate Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.  Dr. Rodriguez also achieved an AAPD-Samuel D. Harris Fellowship, Chicago, IL.

Dr. Rodriguez is one of twelve dentists selected by the ADA to be a spokesperson on dental related topics.

Dr. Rodriguez's former career positions include faculty at the University of Washington, Pediatric Director Northwest AEGD and Pediatric Director, Yale New Haven Hospital, CT.

Disclosure: The speaker has nothing to disclose.

CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS) CT
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