Activity ID



December 31, 2024

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: American Medical Association

Description of CME Course

Physician incompetence, unethical behavior, and disruptive behavior each pose a legitimate threat to patients and undermine the public’s confidence in the profession. Learn how to identify and address these issues and proper reporting principles in this Code of Medical Ethics module.

1. This activity is part of the AMA Code of Medical Ethics.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

1. Discuss different kinds of unprofessional physician conduct including incompetence, disruptive behavior, and unethical behavior
2. Explain the negative impact that these types of unprofessional conduct may have on patients
3. Describe what to keep in mind while intervening or reporting an instance of unprofessional conduct


Continuing Medical Education and Maintenance of Certification, Ethics, Medical Education and Training



CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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