May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DS 207 - Dental Ethics and Jurisprudence

This ethics and jurisprudence course is designed to prepare the student for their internship experience as well as the appropriate state and/or national certifications. This course provides information on the ethical, legal, and professional experiences and obligations of the dental assistant as a member of the dental healthcare team. Students will receive information on a variety of topics representative of the dental assisting profession. Topics will include, but are not limited to, the following: ethical behaviors, professional associations, legal terminology, patient rights and responsibilities, and assistant-related responsibilities. Rules and statutes published and enforced by the state dental board will be covered. Ethics and Jurisprudence is a course that aids the student in combining their didactic training and professional development skills in preparation for a comprehensive examination and entry-level employment. Semester Credit Hours: 2.00 Contact Hours: 30/0/0/30 Prerequisites: DS 101 Chairside Assisting I  and DS 105 Dental Communications . Corequisite: None.