Don't Be in the

Managing Your Legal and Ethical Risks in the Dental Practice
This is a required course for renewal in some states.
  • General Dentist, Hygienist, Dental Assistant, Front Office Staff

  • $27.00

  • 1 CE Credit

  • Self-Instructional

  • July 12, 2022

  • July 12, 2025

Write your awesome label here.

Watch On-Demand Now

Write your awesome label here.

What's included?

Course Description

What happens when you are faced with an ethical dilemma?

The purpose of this course is to provide dental professionals with a review of ethics that pertain to the profession. The content of this course is not intended as legal advice for patients or practitioners but serves as guiding principles for care.

This course will prepare you for understanding your risks and obligations as a healthcare provider.

Learning Topics

  • Define ethical risks
  • Understand the legal obligations of your role as a dental healthcare provider
  • Understand that ethical and legal practices are integrated
  • Identify how to mitigate ethical and legal risk as a dental healthcare provider

Course Details

  • Course Fee: $27
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 1 credit
  • Method: Electronically Mediated Live Lecture
  • Audience: General Dentist, Hygienist, Dental Assistant, Front Office Staff
  • AGD Subject Code: 555

Meet the instructor

Kelly Tanner, PhD, RDH

With a Ph.D. in Business and Leadership, Dr. Tanner uses her skills to train teams in a group practice setting. Kelly’s Ph.D. focused on organizational metacognition, in-depth study of group dynamics, and how to elicit permanent personal and organizational change.

Through measured assessments and interaction, she helps create sustainable systems for personal and professional productivity and accountability. Her ability to motivate the team to take ownership for case acceptance builds trust and strengthens the relationship with patients and the dental team.
Additionally, Dr. Tanner has served in areas of dental hygiene including academia, corporate, clinical, entrepreneur, and researcher. She has been recognized for her outstanding leadership within health care and university settings and is a recipient of the ADHA and Johnson & Johnson Award for Excellence.

She loves educating about leadership and clinical concepts that help teams THRIVE in their profession and their career. Dr. Tanner offers customizable courses in the areas of clinical concepts, leadership, and team empowerment courses. 
Patrick Jones - Course author

Course contents

Sponsored By

Write your awesome label here.
Catapult Education, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Write your awesome label here.
Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/20 to 5/31/24. Provider ID 306446.
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy: By signing up for a free webinar, you authorize Catapult Education, its partners and the webinar sponsor, permission to contact you for future continuing education opportunities, e-learning announcements and product offers. Participants should always check with their state licensing board to determine which, if any, certification or licensing is required to perform specific procedures in their jurisdiction. The opinions expressed on this website come from a variety of writers and speakers that are not necessarily endorsed by Catapult Education or its associates. Viewers are responsible for verifying the validity, accuracy and relevance of all content before implementing any techniques, products or recommendations into their clinical setting. Viewers understand that Catapult Education its associates, writers, speakers, and sponsored affiliates are not in any way responsible or liable for any adverse events that may occur (i.e., in a clinical setting or anywhere) based on any information disseminated from Catapult Education sites.
Catapult Education received commercial funding from Dental Ray and Pearl for this event. Kelly Tanner, PhD, RDH received an honorarium from Dental Ray and Pearl, and receives a portion of the revenue generated from this activity for the time involved in preparing and delivering this presentation.  Catapult Education delivers clinically relevant continuing dental education programs which address the needs and preferences of our audience and provides them with the knowledge and confidence to integrate new techniques, practice management and treatment options into their respective practices. Catapult Education is committed to ensuring the content quality, objectivity and scientific integrity of all continuing education courses. Instructors are advised to support clinical recommendations with scientific research-supported data whenever possible and to disclose any conflict of interest between them and any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this CE activity. Instructors are advised, where appropriate and if relevant to the subject matter of the presentation, to mention a variety of different product choices so as to present a balanced view of all therapeutic options available and promote improvements in oral healthcare free from commercial bias.