ERIC Number: ED317137
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Handbook.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of the Professions.
This handbook, developed as a reference guide, contains the texts of laws, rules, and regulations of the New York State Education Department governing dentistry and dental hygiene practice in the state. It also describes licensure requirements and includes complete application forms and instructions for obtaining a license and first registration as either a dentist or a dental hygienist. An introductory section describes the professional regulation system of New York, addressing these topics: professional education, the role of professional boards, minority access to the licensed professions, professional licensing services, professional discipline, and the state assistance program for professionals abusing alcohol or other drugs. The second section contains licensure requirements and application instructions. The third section consists of checklists and application forms for dentistry and for dental hygiene licensure applicants. Subsequent sections contain the texts of: two relevant articles of the education law; commissioner's regulations for curricula and practice; and rules of the Board of Regents concerning disciplinary proceedings, the committee on the professions, determination of good moral character, and unprofessional conduct. Lists of accredited professional programs in dentistry and dental hygiene are also included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Certification, Check Lists, Curriculum Design, Dental Hygienists, Dentistry, Dentists, Discipline Policy, Drug Abuse, Higher Education, Professional Education, Records (Forms), State Boards of Education, State Legislation, State Licensing Boards, State Standards
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of the Professions.
Identifiers - Location: New York