Gunn SusanYour Actions Speak Louder Than Your Words: Ethics is Truly Your Choice

Friday, May 10

Time:  1:30 - 4:30 pm
Course Code:  F 470
Quick Summary:  Dentistry was always considered among the top of the most ethical professions.  Are we at risk for losing that?
Fee:  Dentists $55   All Others $15
Course Description:  What exactly is ethics?  Is there a difference between business ethics vs. personal ethics?  Straight out of the news headlines and current events, we will discover what it means to have ethical standards, what and who influences our ethics and how does one lose his/her sense of ethics.  But let's take it one step further.  How can we apply ethics in our practice?  We are going to review known corporations' code of ethics and the business results of their application.  Susan Gunn's sense of humor and real life stories drive home the point that ethics really are simply a choice....your choice...and your choice makes a difference.
Learning objectives:
  1. What is ethics and how ethics encompass all you are involved in.
  2. What and who influences ethics.
  3. How a practice can develop their Code of Ethics.
Course most appropriate for:  All Attendees
C.E. Hours:  3 non-clinical hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code:  550