ExpiresJune 30, 2020
Medical Risk Management, Inc.
A review of state medical boards’ records revealed that between 90 and 100 physicians are disciplined annually for sexual abuse or sexual misconduct with a patient. Given the serious nature and possible consequences of the behavior, it is necessary to review the reasons for the prohibition and provide guidance to physicians on how to handle potentially risky patient situations.
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ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
Allergy and Immunology
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
Distinguish between sexual harassment and sexual misconduct
Recognize warning signs of potential boundary violations
Formulate a plan for avoiding potential boundary violations
Professionalism, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Physician Executives, Physician Scientists, Rural, Urban, VA/Military
National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes
Professionalism, Physician-Patient Relationship