DEH2811 Ethics

This course prepares the dental hygiene student to solve ethical dilemmas by developing decision-making skills. Moral philosophy is included in this course as an introduction to ethical principles and core values found in codes of ethics, and as a basis for critical-thinking. Students will use an ethical decision-making framework that involves recognizing an ethical dilemma to arriving at a possible solution that leads to an action that should be adopted. Students will also learn how to evaluate and justify the selected action. This course is designed to provide the dental hygiene student with an understanding of the political, social, environmental and professional issues that affect the practice of dental hygiene. These issues include: a) cultural diversity, b) legal and ethical responsibilities, c) sexual harassment d) problem solving and e) communication style.
Date:
2014
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Other Material Types:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Institution:
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Project Name:
Florida Regional Consortium for Technology Enabled Learning Solutions
TAACCCT Round:
1
Subjects:
Online College Course, Health & Sciences

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Department of Labor
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance -- Ambulatory Health Care Services -- Offices of Dentists (6212)
Occupation:
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations -- Dental Hygienists (29-2021)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
Semester
Language:
en_US
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Quality Rubric:
QM
Quality Note:
Credit course piloting and feedback
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers

Accessibility

Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Structural Markup - Lists
  • Structural Markup - eReader application
  • Table Markup
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Language - Markup
  • Language - Passage Markup
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text
  • Decorative Images Marked With Null Alt Text
  • Complex Images, Charts, and Graphs Have Text Descriptions
  • Synchronized Text Track
  • Transcript Provided With Audio Content
  • Audio/Video Delivered Via Media Player
  • Non Flickering Content
  • STEM Content (e.g. Mathematics, Chemistry) Markup
  • STEM - Notation markup
  • Interactive - Keyboard
  • Interactive - Markup
  • Interactive - Text prompts

Copyright / Licensing

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Creative Commons License
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