Activity ID



December 10, 2023

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: American Medical Association

Description of CME Course

Inappropriate and disruptive behavior from physicians and other hospital staff present a serious threat to patient safety and quality of care. This activity defines these behaviors and provides you with a downloadable copy of the AMA Model Medical Staff Code of Conduct.

1. This activity is hosted on the AMA Ed Hub.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

1. Identify the link between disruptive behavior and patient safety
2. Compare appropriate and inappropriate behaviors with behaviors that could be described as disruptive
3. Describe the importance of addressing inappropriate and disruptive behavior and how to create a plan to address these behaviors leveraging the AMA's Model Medical Staff Code of Conduct


Continuing Medical Education and Maintenance of Certification, Health Care Quality, Health Care Safety, Medical Education and Training, Physician Leadership



CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Physician Executives

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