professional misconduct


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professional misconduct

Behavior by a professional that implies an intentional compromise of ethical standards. See Impaired health care provider. Cf Fraud in Science.

professional misconduct

Behavior that is professionally unsuitable, potentially dangerous to patients, incompetent, disruptive, abusive, or illegal.
See also: professional

professional misconduct,

n conduct inappropriate to the practice of health care.
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He was also convicted of professional misconduct for failing to act in the interests of his patient at St John's Community Hospital in Sligo in 2013.
Tunnicliff was found guilty of professional misconduct for failing to document her consulstations with 87 rheumatology patients in the clinical record, thus compromising their care.
On December 17, 2014, the NANB Review Committee found Beverly Ann Duncan (former name Pridham), registration number 022881, to be suffering from ailments or conditions rendering her unfit and unsafe to practise nursing at the time of the complaint and that the member demonstrated dishonesty, professional misconduct, conduct unbecoming a member and a disregard for the welfare and safety of patients.
We have concluded that Mr Evans' conduct does not amount to unacceptable professional misconduct," he said.
As per The Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002 , in cases of professional misconduct, it is open to the MCI and/or State Medical Councils to consider and decide upon the facts of the case.
The Pentagon said "allegations of professional misconduct (against Allen) were not substantiated by the investigation," press secretary George Little said.
Article 343 of the same law stipulates a jail sentence of up to two years and/or a maximum fine of Dh30,000 in the event of injury due to any form of professional misconduct or negligence.
Professional misconduct does not include medical negligence.
Its 2009/10 annual report, published this week, states: "The tribunal is unaware of the reason why it has not received any professional misconduct cases under the 2007 Act as it would have expected that some conduct issues arising after October 1, 2008, would now have reached the tribunal.
The doctor at the centre of the MMR controversy is due to find whether he could face sanctions after being investigated for serious professional misconduct by the General Medical Council (GMC).
The five auditors who were found guilty of professional misconduct include V.
The hearing resumed early, in February 2008, as Mr Holmes had deliberately ceased to comply with these conditions in the hope of forcing an appeal against the Committee's original finding of serious professional misconduct.

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