DEINĀ 7330. Foundations of Professional Development. 2 cr. hrs.

Capstone course within the curriculum for instruction on professionalism. It combines the areas of ethics, jurisprudence, service learning and public health into professionalism themes and engages students in interactive learning. Themes are built around the American Dental Association's Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct, including such topics as: Respect for Autonomy, Beneficence, Nonmaleficence, Justice and Veracity. The interplay between professional obligations, social justice and the law is emphasized in the course, with the goal of fostering a culture of professionalism among future dental healthcare providers.