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Raimann TE, Reynolds E, Ishkanian E, Kochhar P, Moss JD, Scarbrough AR, Shekitka RA. 2015. The ethics of temporary charitable events. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 9 pp.

Annotation: This paper provides guidance for health professionals and patients on ethical challenges that may be presented by short-term charitable events, such as Mission of Mercy and Give Kids a Smile, so that these challenges can be addressed and/or avoided. The paper includes questions that health professionals and patients can consider to minimize potential ethical risks of such events while maximizing the events’ benefits. The concluding checklists are intended to be a starting point that organizations hosting events can tailor to accommodate specific issues that may arise at their events.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Dentistry, Oral health, Philanthropy, Professional ethics

Bertness J. 2015. Ethics and professionalism: Professional resource brief (upd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This brief is designed to assist the Title V work force in improving their knowledge and skills related to the maternal and child leadership competency, ethics and professionalism. Contents include a definition of ethical behavior and professionalism and descriptions of related websites, materials, and trainings. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Competence, Leadership, Professional ethics, Resource materials, Resources for professionals, Title V programs, Training

Pickett OK, DeFrancis Sun B. 2014. Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and families: Resource brief (upd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This brief is a guide to resources that focus on the psychological and social impacts of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) on children conceived via ART and on their families. The brief lists resources related to ethical and legal issues associated with ART. For the most part, the listed resources are available electronically at no charge. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Biotechnology, Ethics, Legal issues, Reproductive health, Resources for professionals

Mascarenhas AK, Atchison KA. 2013. Developing dental public health competencies and curriculum for predoctoral dental and dental hygiene programs. Springfield, IL: American Association of Public Health Dentistry, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource provides a list of eight dental public health competencies and a curriculum to provide predoctoral dental students and dental hygiene students with the necessary foundation of knowledge and skills to meet the needs of the U.S. population. Topics of the courses include principles in dental public health; oral health literacy; ethics; dental public health policy and advocacy; oral health promotion and disease prevention; and evidence-based dentistry. Contents include presentations, instructor guides, syllabi, and other material.

Contact: American Association of Public Health Dentistry, P.O. Box 7317, Springfield, IL 62791-7317, Telephone: (217) 529-6941 Fax: (217) 529-9120 E-mail: info@aaphd.org Web Site: http://www.aaphd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Competency based education, Curriculum development, Dental education, Disease prevention, Evidence based medicine, Health literacy, Health policy, Health promotion, Oral health, Professional education, Professional ethics

Mitic W, Abdelaziz FB, Madi H. 2012. Health education: Theoretical concepts, effective strategies and core competencies. Nasr City Cairo, Egypt: World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, 79 pp.

Annotation: This publication reviews health education theories and definitions, identifies the components of evidence-based health education, and outlines the abilities necessary to engage in effective practice. Topics include the relationship between health education, health promotion, and health literacy; health behavior theories, models, and frameworks; health education planning, implementation, and evaluation; health educator core competencies; and code of ethics for the health education profession.

Contact: World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland , Telephone: (+ 41 22) 791 21 11 Fax: (+ 41 22) 791 3111 E-mail: info@who.int Web Site: http://www.who.int/en Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-92-9021-828-9.

Keywords: Competence, Health behavior, Health education, Health educators, Health literacy, Health promotion, Models, Professional ethics, Program evaluation, Program planning, Resources for professionals, Theories

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Ethics Unit. 2012. Good decision making in real time: Public health ethics training for local health departments–Student's manual. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 96 pp.

Annotation: This training manual for state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments focuses on addressing ethical issues that arise in the practice of public health. Contents include an overview of public health ethics with case studies in public health on current topics. The overview introduces public health ethics and distinguishes it from clinical and research ethics. It offers a guide for addressing challenges such as the case-based approach and stakeholder analysis. It also explores the overlap between law and ethics. Each case contains relevant scientific and regulatory background information and questions for discussion. A facilitator's manual is also available.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Case studies, Health agencies, Manuals, Professional ethics, Public health, Training

Morrison J, Borchelt G. 2007. Don't take "no" for an answer: A guide to pharmacy refusal laws, policies, ad practices. [Upd ed.]. Washington, DC: National Women's Law Center, 17 pp.

Annotation: This guide explores laws, regulations, and other authorities that govern the dispensation of prescription medications, with a focus on contraceptives, and provides resources to help advocates find governing and supporting authority to fight against religious, moral, or personal refusals to fill lawful prescriptions. Part one provides an overview of state laws, regulations, policies, and administrative decisions directly addressing pharmacy refusals. Part two discusses other support against refusals in state law and regulation. Part three summarizes other national and state policy statements and guidance, such as those from national organizations. Part four outlines pharmacy policies on refusals, transfers, and stocking. Part five highlights selected cases brought by pharmacists claiming a right to refuse. Conclusions are offered along with extensive references.

Contact: National Women's Law Center, 11 Dupont Circle. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 588-5180 Fax: (202) 588-5185 E-mail: info@nwlc.org Web Site: http://www.nwlc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Contraceptives, Emergency contraception, Patient rights, Pharmacies, Prescription drugs, Professional ethics, Regulations, Right to refuse treatment, Right to treatment, Treatment refusal

National Women's Law Center. 2007. Pharmacy refusals 101. Washington, DC: National Women's Law Center, 4 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet outlines issues over refusals of pharmacies to fill prescriptions for contraceptives, particularly emergency contraceptives. Topics include (1) prescription contraception as basic health care for women, (2) increases in refusals to dispense contraception, (3) laws governing the practice of pharmacy, (4) legislative and administrative responses to pharmacist refusals, (5) public opinion, and (6) how to respond to a pharmacist's refusal.

Contact: National Women's Law Center, 11 Dupont Circle. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 588-5180 Fax: (202) 588-5185 E-mail: info@nwlc.org Web Site: http://www.nwlc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Contraceptives, Emergency contraception, Patient rights, Pharmacies, Prescription drugs, Professional ethics, Right to refuse treatment, Right to treatment

Shanel-Hogan KA, Mouden LD, Muftu GG, Roth JR, eds. [2005]. Enhancing dental professionals' response to domestic violence. San Francisco, CA: Family Violence Prevention Fund, National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence, 6 pp.

Annotation: This training tool is designed to enhance oral health professionals' response to domestic violence. Topics include clinical signs of domestic violence, routine assessment, documentation and intervention, and action steps. Contents include a fact sheet, a national resource list, and a pocket card with assessment tips. Summaries on JCAHO standard PC.3.10, mandatory reporting, and privacy issues with corresponding web links for more information are also provided.

Contact: Futures Without Violence, 100 Montgomery Street, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129-1718, Telephone: (415) 678-5500 Fax: (415) 529-2930 E-mail: info@futureswithoutviolence.org Web Site: http://futureswithoutviolence.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Case assessment, Dental hygienists, Dentists, Domestic violence, Facial injuries, Head injuries, Intervention, Laws, Neck injuries, Oral health, Professional ethics

Gebbie K, Rosenstock L, Hernandez LM, eds.; Institute of Medicine, Committee on Educating Public Health Professionals for the 21st Century. 2003. Who will keep the public healthy?: Educating public health professionals for the 21st century. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 320 pp.

Annotation: This book provides an overview of the past, present, and future of public health education, assessing its readiness to provide the training and education needed to prepare for 21st-century challenges. Eight areas of importance to public health education are examined: informatics, genomics, communication, cultural competence, community-based participatory research, global health, policy and law, and public health ethics. Recommendations address the content of public health education, qualifications for faculty, availability of supervised practice, opportunities for cross-disciplinary research and education, cooperation with government agencies, and government funding for education. Statistical information is presented in tables throughout the book. Eight appendices include: a school of public health catalogue abstract, a school of public health survey instrument, the Association of Schools of Public Health survey answers, a paper on the education of public health professionals by Elizabeth Fee, a listing of occupational classifications, a collection of competency sets, an outline of public meetings held in 2001 and 2002, and committee member biographies. References and an index are provided.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 0-309-08542-X.

Keywords: Communication, Cultural sensitivity, Ethics, Government financing, Professional education, Professional personnel, Public health agencies, Public health education, Public health infrastructure, Public health schools, Public policy, Questionnaires, Surveys

Field MJ, Behrman RE, eds.; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Committee on Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Children and Their Families. 2003. When children die: Improving palliative and end-of-life care for children and their families. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 490 pp.

Annotation: This book examines what is known about the needs of children who are dying, as well as the needs of their families; the extent to which these needs are being met; and what can be done to provide more competent, compassionate, and consistent care. The book offers recommendations for involving the child and parents in treatment decisions, strengthening the organization and delivery of services, hospice care, reducing financial barriers to care, developing support programs for bereaved families, training health professionals, ethical and legal issues; and expanding the knowledge base to guide clinicians and families. Nine appendices provide information on study origins and activities, prognostication scores, assess health-related quality of life in end-of-life care, bereavement experiences, end-of-life care in emergency medical services, education in pediatric palliative care, a description of a New York state demonstration project, and committee biographical statements. The book also includes a summary, a list of reviewers, a reference list, and an index.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-309-08437-7.

Keywords: Bereavement, Child death, Ethics, Families, Family support, Fetal death, Financial barriers, Health care delivery, Hospice services, Infant death, Palliative treatment, Parent professional relations, Professional training, Terminal care, Terminal illness

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. 2002. Compendium of selected publications. Washington, DC: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 635 pp.

Annotation: This book is a compendium of selected clinical practice guidelines in effect as of December 31, 2001, from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), including committee opinions, educational and technical bulletins, practice bulletins, practice patterns, and policy statements. The ACOG code of professional ethics is also included. Each section begins with a complete alphabetical listing of current documents in the series. An index is provided.

Contact: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 409 12th Street S.W., P.O. Box 96920, Washington, DC 20090-6920, Telephone: (202) 638-5577 Secondary Telephone: (202) 863-2518 E-mail: resources@acog.org Web Site: http://www.acog.org Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-915473-78-X.

Keywords: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Guidelines, Gynecologists, Obstetrical care, Professional ethics, Professional training, Resources for professionals

Public Health Leadership Society. 2002. Principles of the ethical practice of public health. [no place]: Public Health Leadership Society, 3 items.

Annotation: This brochure and poster describe the values, beliefs, and assumptions inherent to a public health perspective.

Contact: National Network of Public Health Institutes, 1515 Poydras Street, Suite 1200, New Orleans, LA 70112, Telephone: (888)996-6744 Secondary Telephone: (504)301-9820 Fax: (504) 301-9820 Web Site: http://www.nnphi.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Professional ethics, Public health

Burke W, Fryer-Edwards K, Pinsky LE, eds. 2001. Genetics in primary care (GPC): Training program curriculum materials. (Rev. ed.). Austin, TX: National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, 146 pp. (Genetics in primary care (GPC): A faculty development initiative)

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to serve as a bridge between primary care and genetics. The curriculum includes modules focusing on the following eight areas: (1) breast/ovarian cancer, (2) cardiovascular disease, (3) colorectal cancer, (4) congenital hearing loss, (5) dementia, (6) developmental delay, (7) iron overload, and (8) ethical, legal, and social issues. Each module includes teaching cases with questions and discussion to illustrate genetic themes and diagnoses. Each module also includes references to key documents and useful Web sites for additional background information. An overview of the Genetics in Primary Care (GPC) program and a list of its members from 1998-2001 are provided. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1912 West Anderson Lane, Suite 210, Austin, TX 78757, Telephone: (512) 454-6419 Fax: (512) 454-6509 E-mail: therrell@uthscsa.edu Web Site: http://genes-r-us.uthscsa.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Breast cancer, Cardiovascular disease, Colon cancer, Curricula, Developmental disabilities, Ethics, Genetics, Hearing disorders, Iron overload diseases, Legal issues, Mental disorders, Ovarian cancer, Primary care, Professional education materials

American Psychological Association, Presidential Task Force on Violence and the Family. 1995. Issues and dilemmas in family violence. [Washington, DC]: American Psychological Association, 19 pp.

Annotation: This paper explores twelve issues relating to family violence; for each topic it provides a context and discusses the implications for mental health professionals. Some of the topics covered are: is treating family violence an intrusion into family privacy, is violence a learned behavior, and is spanking children abusive. Other topics include: how do emotions affect the professionals' approaches to family violence, why don't battered women take their children and leave, are mandatory reporting laws helpful, what does society want police to do in response to family violence, and what legal concerns should professionals have as they work with families?

Contact: American Psychological Association, 750 First Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002-4242, Telephone: (202) 336-5500 Secondary Telephone: (800) 374-2721 Contact Phone: (202) 336-5898 Fax: (202) 336-6069 E-mail: mis@apa.org Web Site: http://www.apa.org Price unknown.

Keywords: Battered women, Behavior disorders, Child abuse, Family violence, Legal responsibility, Mental health professionals, Physical abuse, Professional ethics, Sexual abuse, Social problems

Hanson JL, Johnson BH, Jeppson ES, Thomas J, Hall JH. 1994. Hospitals: Moving forward with family-centered care. Bethesda, MD: Institute for Family-Centered Care, 44 pp.

Annotation: This document begins by defining family centered care and discussing its benefits. It goes on to explain the components of a family centered hospital care program: committed hospital leadership, personnel policies and practices, supportive architecture and design, professional communication with families, family-to-family support and networking, linking families with community resources, educating family-centered professionals, research design, and family involvement in hospital decisions. The concluding chapters offer practical tips for hospital personnel starting a family centered care program and strategies for family involvement in the process. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care, 7900 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 405, Bethesda, MD 20814, Telephone: (301) 652-0281, ext. 16 Contact Phone: (301) 320-2686 Fax: (301) 652-0186 E-mail: institute@ipfcc.org Web Site: http://www.familycenteredcare.org Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-9642014-0-2.

Keywords: Child health services, Collaboration, Community programs, Ethics, Facility design and construction, Family centered care, Family support services, Health personnel, Hospital services, Parent participation, Parents, Policy development, Professional education, Program development, Research design

Morton CJ, Wilkinson D, Patterson D. 1991. Children at risk: Challenges for public health social work. Berkeley, CA: University of California at Berkeley, Maternal and Child Health Program, 159 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings present papers submitted to the 1989 Public Health Social Work Institute, a continuing education program for social workers in maternal and child health services. Within the framework of the 1989 institute's theme, Children at Risk, participants and speakers discussed issues such as prevention, policy legislation and advocacy, use of data in needs assessment, program models, and ethical decisionmaking. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHF019.

Keywords: Advocacy, Child health, Drug affected infants, Injury prevention, Professional ethics, Public health programs, Public health services, Social workers

Rivinus TM, ed. 1991. Children of chemically dependent parents: Multiperspectives from the cutting edge. New York, NY: Brunner/Mazel, 364 pp.

Annotation: This collection of essays provides both a comprehensive overview and a detailed analysis of treatment options for children of substance abusers. The book addresses developmental issues for young children, adolescents, and adult children of alcoholics. Individual chapters focus on genetic factors, psychoeducational therapy, codependence and narcissism, resiliency, chronic trauma disorder of childhood, and the effect of 12-step programs on current medical practice. Concluding essays discuss the policy and legal implications of such issues as mandatory genetic screening for children of substance abusers.

Keywords: Alcoholic parents, Alcoholism, Children, Children of alcoholics, Counseling, Dysfunctional families, Evaluation, Family relations, Genetic predisposition, Group therapy, High risk populations, Legal issues, Professional ethics, Protective factors, Psychotherapy, Resilience, Screening, Substance abuse, Traumatic neurosis, Treatment outcome

University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Human Development and Nutrition. 1987. Development of doctoral training programs in public health nutrition: Proceedings. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Human Development and Nutrition, 158 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings summarize discussions at a workshop convened to examine and develop curriculum content for public health nutrition doctoral/ leadership training programs at major universities. The issues discussed were: shaping the future; leaders for the future; developing a curriculum; and defining ethical leaders for the public sector. The proceedings include reprints of related literature. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Mayo Mail Code 197, 420 Delaware Street , S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455-0381, Telephone: (612) 624-6669 Contact Phone: (612) 625-4666 Fax: (612) 626-6931 E-mail: sphdo@umn.edu Web Site: http://www.sph.umn.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Curricula, Ethics, Professional education, Public health nutrition

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.