Dental Jurisprudence and Ethics
Speaker: Dan Schulte, JD
Fee: $35/MDA DDS and Staff; $65/Nonmember DDS
CE Credits: 1
The course will cover the delegation and supervision of procedures by dentists to dental assistants and hygienists, highlighting recent changes to the Michigan Administrative Code Rules regarding which procedures may be delegated to a registered dental assistant. Also covered will be ethical requirements related to proper delegation and supervision of procedures to dental assistants and hygienists.
- Understanding what procedures are legal to delegate to dental assistants and hygienists.
- Understanding what level of supervision is required when a procedure is delegated.
- Understanding the difference between the legal and ethical requirements applicable to delegation and supervision.
This course counts toward Michigan’s ethics, jurisprudence, and delegation of duties requirement.
Co-Sponsored by MDA Insurance and MDA Services.
About the Speaker … Dan Schulte, JD, is well-known for his knowledge and experience in the area of association law and is primarily responsible for the firm’s representation of the Michigan Dental Association, Michigan State Medical Society, and the Michigan Osteopathic Association. His work related to association law includes the drafting and review of new legislation and the preparation of Amicus Curiae Briefs for filing in Michigan’s Supreme Court and Court of Appeals on a variety of topics affecting health care professionals practicing in Michigan.