Guidance on Professional Boundaries and Sexual Misconduct

The purpose of this course is to provide important information to help understand and maintain professional boundaries and appropriate relations with patients, including strategies for initiating and conducting sensitive examinations and the communication that is required as a component of such examinations.

Learning Objectives

Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:

  • Understand requirements for qualified chaperones, intimate exam recommendations, and respectful communication with patients.
  • Describe types of sexual misconduct and how to maintain appropriate boundaries with patients.
  • Understand professional boundaries in practice, including recognizing prevalence and underreporting of sexual misconduct.
  • Identify the ethical and legal imperatives as well as appropriate channels to report sexual misconduct and understand what is meant by trauma-informed care.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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