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Selected Ethics & Professionalism Textbooks, CODA Standard and Ethics Articles from JADA Print Page


Commission on Dental Accreditation:

Standard 2-20:

Graduates must be competent in the application of the principles of ethical decision making and professional responsibility.

Intent:   Graduates should know how to draw on a range of resources, among which are professional codes, regulatory law, and ethical theories. These resources should pertain to the academic environment, patient care, practice management and research. They should guide judgment and action for issues that are complex, novel, ethically arguable, divisive, or of public concern.


Selected Ethics and Professionalism Textbooks

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A Casebook in Interprofessional Ethics (PRINT ONLY) - Jeffrey P. Spike; Rebecca Lunstroth
Call Number: Dental Book 4 Week W 50 S755c 2016
ISBN: 9783319237688
Publication Date: 2016-02-13

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Biomedical Ethics (PRINT ONLY) - David DeGrazia; Thomas Mappes; Jeffrey Ballard
Call Number: Dental Book 4Week W 50 B6153 2011
ISBN: 0073407453
Publication Date: 2010-06-28
General introduction -- The professional-patient relationship -- Contested therapies and biomedical enhancement -- Human and animal research -- Death and decisions regarding life-sustaining treatment -- Suicide, physician-assisted suicide, and active euthanasia -- Abortion and embryonic stem-cell research -- Genetics and human reproduction -- Social justice and access to health care.

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Dental Ethics at Chairside (PRINT ONLY) - David T. Ozar; David J. Sokol
Call Number: Dental Reserves 2 Hour WU 50 O99d 2002
ISBN: 0878403760
Publication Date: 2002-08-27
Ozar (philosophy, Loyola U.) and Sokol (private practitioner of general dentistry and health law) discuss the intellectual tools that dentists can apply to thinking about ethical issues in the practice of their profession. After a general discussion of professional ethics, chapters treat such topics as social justice and access to care, the HIV-positive care giver, HIV in patients, patient education and cooperation, professional collaboration, and patients with compromised capacity. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Dental team companion (PRINT ONLY) - Brennan, Carole
Call Number: Dental Book 4Week WU 77 D4143 2009
ISBN: 1850971218
Publication Date: 2009

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Ethical Questions in Dentistry (ONLINE & PRINT) - James Rule; Robert Veacht
Call Number: Dental Reserves 2 Hour WU 50 R935e 2004
ISBN: 0867152036
Publication Date: 1993-04-01

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Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene (PRINT ONLY) - Phyllis L. Beemsterboer
Call Number: Dental Book 4Week WU 90 B414e 2010
ISBN: 1416062351
Publication Date: 2009-03-10

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Ethics, Jurisprudence and Practice Management in Dental Hygiene (Online ONLY) - Vickie Kimbrough; Charla J. Lautar
Call Number: Ebook
ISBN: 0131394924
Publication Date: 2011-01-04
Introduction to moral philosophy and moral reasoning -- Ethical principles and core values -- Informed consent -- Decision making -- Jurisprudence -- Social issues -- Aspects of practice management -- The business of dental hygiene -- Alternate workforce models : future trends for oral health care alternative -- Seeking the dental hygiene position -- Planning for the future and career longevity.

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Principles of Biomedical Ethics (PRINT ONLY) - Tom L. Beauchamp; James F. Childress
Call Number: Dental Book 4 Week W 50 D372p 2013
ISBN: 9780199924585
Publication Date: 2012-10-22

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Professional Responsibility in Dentistry (PRINT ONLY) - Joseph P. Graskemper
Call Number: Dental Book 4Week WU 33 AA1 G767p 2011
ISBN: 0470959770
Publication Date: 2011-07-05

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The Ethics Challenge (PRINT ONLY) - Bob Stone; Mick Ukleja
Call Number: Dental Book 4Week HF 5387 S877e 2009
ISBN: 1600376096
Publication Date: 2009-08-01

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The Four Agreements (PRINT ONLY) - Don Miguel Ruiz
Call Number: GRANDDEPOS BJ1581.2.R85 1997
ISBN: 1878424319
Publication Date: 1997-11-07
Available via USC Libraries.

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