Harassment: A Sepsis in Healthcare Part I

By eMedEvents Corporation

  • Webcast
  • Jul 26, 2022 - Jul 26, 2023
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ : 1 +
  • USD 30.00


Harassment: A Sepsis in Healthcare Part I is organized by eMedEvents Corporation.

Release Date: 7-26-2022
Expiration Date: 7-26-2023

Estimated time to complete this activity is 1 hour.

Healthcare organizations are said to be at more risk for bullying and harassment than other types of industries. Sexual harassment is a boundary violation and a violation of civil rights law.  The Joint Commission has recognized the hostile healthcare environment by creating a patient safety standard specifically geared to the “disruptive” behavior among healthcare workers. Research suggests that physicians and nurses are likely to be harassed and bullied by patients and their families, visitors, and co-workers. Physicians are often identified as the perpetrator are not held accountable, and the harassment continues resulting in poor morale, turnover, absenteeism, reduced academic or clinical performance, costly lawsuits, and a decrease in quality patient care. The AMA and many States now require CME units on sexual harassment.

Educational Objectives:
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
1. Define sexual harassment as it relates to federal and state laws.
2. Review current research on harassment to and by physicians in healthcare.
3. Identify the effects of harassment on the victim, the work unit, the organization, and patient care.
4. Discuss and define retaliation as it pertains to the workplace environment.


Registration Name Category Last Date Price
Course Fee Course Registration Fee 26 Jul, 2023 USD 30.00


  • Sexual Assault
    • Physician: State Required Topic for Connecticut
    • Nursing: State Required Topic for Connecticut
  • Sexual Harassment
    • Physician: State Required Topic for Illinois
    • Nursing: State Required Topic for Illinois
    • Physician Assistant: State Required Topic for Illinois
  • Sexual Violence
    • Nursing: State Required Topic for Massachusetts
    • Physician Assistant: State Required Topic for Dist of Col
  • Professional boundaries
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Sexual Boundaries
  • Professional boundaries and sexual misconduct
    • Physician: State Required Topic for Georgia

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Your CE Source designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Accreditation Statement:
Your CE Source is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16031 for 1 contact hour.

Total Credit(s)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ : 1
  • Contact Hours : 1


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  • Family Practice
  • General and Internal Medicine
  • Family and Patient Centered Care
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nursing

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  • Nursing
  • Physician Assistant

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